Credential stuffing has been around since 2014 enticing cybercriminals with a hefty return on investment and usage has increased of late as even more payment account credentials are stolen and sold on the dark web.

Recorded Future just issued a report that looks at the economic environment surrounding credential stuffing and some of the tools and actors behind the activity to help explain its effectiveness and popularity. What has essentially happened over the last five years making it such a potentially disastrous  situation for the victims is credential stuffing has moved from being a somewhat manual, peer-to-peer enterprise to one that is fully automated.

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