ICO warns against credential stuffing attacks

29/06/2022 | ICO

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published a blog article highlighting the growing cyber threat of credential stuffing. The cyber-attack method was raised in the report from the international data protection and privacy authorities, a sub-working group of the Global Privacy Assembly's International Enforcement Working Group (IEWG). 

Credential stuffing is a form of cyber-attack that plays on people's tendencies to use the same usernames and passwords. The ICO points out that the Global Privacy Assembly's report recommends that multi-factor authentication is the most effective security measure to secure online accounts. 

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