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Okta Warns of Unprecedented Surge in Proxy-Driven Credential Stuffing Attacks
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Okta Warns of Unprecedented Surge in Proxy-Driven Credential Stuffing Attacks

The provider of identity and access management (IAM) services Okta has issued a warning over an increase in the "frequency and scale" of assaults known as credential stuffing that target online services. The company stated in an alert released on Saturday that "the broad availability of residential proxy services, lists of previously stolen credentials ('combo lists'), and scripting tools" are what are allegedly facilitating these unprecedented attacks, which have been noticed over the last month. The results expand upon a recent Cisco advice that warned of a global upsurge in brute-force assaults targeting several devices, including web application authentication interfaces, Virtual Private Network (VPN) services, and SSH services, since at least March 18, 2024. Talos said at th...