Credential stuffing is on the rise. Bots are getting smarter and malicious actors are getting more confident. Unfortunately, these advanced cyberattacks are also becoming more difficult to detect with standard security controls.
Attackers use advanced bots or manual methods for data theft, which can often lead to an account takeover.
Bots run tests using stolen credentials from one site on a range of other websites.
If a data breach occurs and credentials are stolen – leading to credential stuffing and possible account takeovers – businesses can suffer:
As bots gain traction throughout the web development landscape, it’s critical to detect and identify the different kinds of bots and enforce security policies based on your business needs.
Being able to detect malicious bot traffic is critical to keeping your business secure. Akamai’s CDN platform helps you identify malicious bots and protect your business against credential stuffing.
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