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CNIL Fines a Data Controller and Its Processor 225,000 Euros for Security Violation in Connection with Credential Stuffing

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On January 27, 2021, the French Data Protection Authority announced that it imposed a fine of 150,000 Euros on a data controller, and a fine of 75,000 Euros on its data processor, for failure to implement adequate security measures to protect customers’ personal data against credential ...

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CNIL Fines a Data Controller and Its Processor 225,000 Euros for Security Violation in Connection with Credential Stuffing

CNIL Fines a Data Controller and Its Processor 225,000 Euros for Security Violation in Connection with Credential Stuffing

On January 27, 2021, the French Data Protection Authority announced that it imposed a fine of 150,000 Euros on a data controller, and a fine of 75,000 Euros on its data processor, for ...

Credential Stuffing: Cyber Intrusions Into Client Accounts of Broker/Dealers and Investment Advisors

Credential Stuffing: Cyber Intrusions Into Client Accounts of Broker/Dealers and Investment Advisors

Over time, cyber attacks on client PI information have become both more sophisticated and more targeted, using a technique known as “credential stuffing.”

CNIL Fines French Real Estate Service Provider for Data Security and Retention Failures

CNIL Fines French Real Estate Service Provider for Data Security and Retention Failures

On June 6, 2019, the CNIL announced that it levied a fine of 400,000 Euros on SERGIC, a French real estate service provider. This blog entry provides an overview of the case.

Coronavirus: Zoom user credentials for sale on dark web

Coronavirus: Zoom user credentials for sale on dark web

IntSight researchers say they have found a database containing thousands of Zoom usernames and passwords being sold on the dark web

Understanding bot attacks and how to stop them

Understanding bot attacks and how to stop them

Cyber attacks use bots for a variety of different attacks, making it hard for businesses to understand which security investments to...

Prevent credential stuffing and account takeover attacks with these expert tips

Prevent credential stuffing and account takeover attacks with these expert tips

Every company should prevent credential stuffing by creating strong authentication policies and monitoring where login attempts originate from.

Credential Stuffing: Why It’s on The Rise and How to Decrease Your Risk

Credential Stuffing: Why It’s on The Rise and How to Decrease Your Risk

By Kevin Landt, VP of Product Management at Cygilant Reports of high-profile data breaches like Equifax’s, LinkedIn’s, or Yahoo’s always caused an initial, widespread panic — and for good ...

Cybersecurity Myths That Are Harming Your Business

Cybersecurity Myths That Are Harming Your Business

Multi-factor authentication is a great tool in cybersecurity, but it doesn't prevent credential stuffing.

5 Tips for Fighting Credential Stuffing Attacks

5 Tips for Fighting Credential Stuffing Attacks

With stolen credentials an easy find online, what are some measures to put in place to keep hackers from breaking into secure accounts?

State Farm Suffers Credential Stuffing Attack: Experts Comment

State Farm Suffers Credential Stuffing Attack: Experts Comment

Yesterday, U.S. insurance provider State Farm disclosed they suffered a credential stuffing attack earlier this year. State Farm released an email notification to potentially affected ...

NordVPN users’ passwords exposed in mass credential-stuffing attacks

NordVPN users’ passwords exposed in mass credential-stuffing attacks

Many of the dumps have been pulled off public webpages, but at least one remains.

Credential stuffing attacks can be stopped, says Auth0

Credential stuffing attacks can be stopped, says Auth0

Stolen credentials are a thorn in any internet-facing organization's side. Auth0 claims it can reduce the effectiveness of attacks using them by 85% with its new bot detection tool.

Credential Stuffing: the Culprit of Recent Attacks

Credential Stuffing: the Culprit of Recent Attacks

Credential stuffing attacks use stolen usernames and password combinations

SpyCloud Identity and Access Management

SpyCloud Identity and Access Management

As strict as an organization’s IAM policies might be, they are only as secure as the user’s identity. If the user’s credentials are compromised, the wrong

Dunkin’ Donuts Accounts Compromised In Second Credential Stuffing Attack In Three Months

Dunkin’ Donuts Accounts Compromised In Second Credential Stuffing Attack In Three Months

Dunkin’ Donuts has announced that it was the victim of a credential stuffing attack during which hackers gained access to customer accounts. This marks the second time in three months that ...

Credential stuffing attacks: How to protect your accounts from being compromised

Credential stuffing attacks: How to protect your accounts from being compromised

Defending against this brute-force hacking technique is more important now than ever before

Multifactor Authentication Versus Credential Stuffing?

Multifactor Authentication Versus Credential Stuffing?

You shouldn’t assume multi-factor authentication will protect your accounts from credential stuffing attacks

Compromised Zoom Credentials Swapped in Underground Forums

Compromised Zoom Credentials Swapped in Underground Forums

Thousands of compromised Zoom credentials were discovered in underground forums as cybercriminals look to tap into the burgeoning remote workforce.

Over 15 billion credentials in circulation on hacker forums

Over 15 billion credentials in circulation on hacker forums

At least 15 billion credentials are currently circulating on various hacker forums, giving cybercriminals fodder for account takeover attacks and identity renting services.