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The State of Credential Stuffing Attacks

Credential stuffing has become a preferred tactic among digital attackers over the past few years. As reported by Help Net Security, researchers detected 193 billion credential stuffing attacks globally in 2020. Financial services groups suffered 3.4 billion of those attacks. That’s an increase of more than 45% year over year in that sector. In H1 […]

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Why the Future Needs Passwordless Authentication

As of September, Microsoft users no longer have to rely on passwords when logging in to their accounts. The Redmond-based tech giant noted that users could instead use its authenticator app, Windows Hello; a physical security key or a verification code sent via SMS-based text message to sign in to Outlook, OneDrive and other Microsoft […]

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Passwordless Authentication Is Here: What Do You Need to Know?

Passwords are becoming a dying breed. In a recent article from Microsoft, they announced that they are putting aside their decades-old practice of forcing users to sign in with a password to use the business and personal applications suite — one of the most popular software packages on earth. Passwordless authentication is becoming the new […]

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