Tag: Hacker

In recent years, massive data breaches have become regular news items – and for a good reason. During these attacks, millions of credentials are leaked and made available to malicious actors. With them, hackers have free reign to attack other sites in the hope of gaining access to user accounts. But there is another, considerable…

A common dictionary attack uses a list of words to guess the passwords for user accounts. It’s a simple tactic to understand, but much harder to mitigate. It all stems back to bad password choices The Oxford English Dictionary defines a dictionary attack as “an attempt to gain illicit access to a computer system by…

Even if your website is secure, your user’s credentials could still be available to buy online. It’s time to learn more about credential stuffing attacks and how lousy password choices make them easier to administer. Choosing a password isn’t simple, especially when we’re asked to make them complex. That’s why we often pick passwords that…

Imagine if someone went on a shopping spree with your credit card, but when you called the bank, they didn’t believe that you were you? Users targeted by account takeover attacks face scenarios like this every day. Read on and learn how to prevent these devastating hacks. Hackers breach user accounts to commit fraud Account…

Whether your business is big or small, it can get targeted by hackers. It’s easy to feel uncertain about how to protect your sensitive information. It’s also easy to get overwhelmed with confusing advice. What you might not know is that a lot can be accomplished quickly and easily. We have listed four simple ways…