From exposure to takeover

The average person uses some 191 services that require them to enter passwords or other credentials. That’s a lot to keep on top of, and it presents a huge problem if compromise occurs, particularly if a person uses the same credentials across multiple services. 

More than 15 billion credentials stolen are in circulation―up 300 percent since 2018 and coming from 100,000-plus discrete breaches.

Over the past 2.5 years the Digital Shadows Photon Research team has been analyzing how cybercriminals conspire to prey upon users of online services by “taking over” the accounts they all use on an everyday basis―for banks, to stream videos or music, for work―the list goes on.


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