Credential Stuffing: The Dangers of Reusing Passwords Online
If you're guilty of using the same password for multiple accounts online, you need to understand Credential Stuffing.
It is expected that the average number of online accounts held by internet users will reach 200 in 2020. It's therefore not surprising that many users reuse easy-to-remember passwords, but at what cost?
Having cracked a single password, hackers can automatically try to log in to hundreds of other websites using your stolen credentials. After just 3 minutes, they could access your bank account, smartphone email, images... They can pretend to be you and, for all intents and purposes, they ARE you online. Increased awareness and security is a necessity for all of us in the war on cybercrime. Here's how to fight back...