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Compromised credentials can be quickly shared and utilized by various groups with malicious intent. Almost immediately following the release of the information, groups began using them to attempt to hack and harass organizations.
Credential screening providers are partners who help mitigate the risks of cyberattacks. Choosing the right one can prevent exposure of additional risks.
PasswordPing announces a new partnership providing LastPass customers with a quick and easy way to screen for individual and enterprise user credentials against a database of billions of compromised credentials. With PasswordPing, LastPass is able to identify high risk end users and put additional security measures in place, such as email alerts and real-time in-product notifications, to block account hijacking attempts and other fraudulent activities.
Billions of user credentials (usernames and passwords) have been exposed publicly over the last few years. The natural question that comes up is “what do cybercriminals do with these stolen credentials?”