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. https://blog.malwarebytes.com/cybercrime/2019/03/hackers-gonna-hack-anymore-not-keep-reusing-passwords/
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ARE HACKERS GONNA HACK ANYMORE? NOT IF WE KEEP REUSING PASSWORDS
Enterprises have a password problem, and it’s one that is making the work of hackers a lot easier. From credential stuffing to brute force and password spraying attacks, modern hackers don’t have to do much hacking in order to compromise internal corporate networks. Instead, they log in using weak, stolen, or otherwise compromised credentials. Take the recent case of Citrix as an example. The FBI informed Citrix that a nation-state actor had likely gained access to the company’s internal network, news that came only months after Citrix forced a password reset because it had suffered a credential-stuffing attack. “While not confirmed, the FBI has advised that the hackers likely used a tactic known as password spraying, a technique that exploits weak passwords. Once they gained a foothold with limited access, they worked to circumvent additional layers of security,” Citrix wrote in a March 6th blog post. READ MORE