06 May How it really happened : NINJIO Season 4, Episode 5, Say It, Don’t Spray It
In NINJIO’s Season 4, Episode 5, an undercover operative has gone missing…and now it’s time to turn to a convicted hacker to find out what happened, and how a large hacking syndicate gains access to multiple accounts all over the world. Reused and recycled passwords are never a good idea; with a technique called Password Spraying, hackers can easily take advantage of accounts using these common passwords, even with complexity settings in place.
Cyber Security Hub discusses the Citrix breach and ways for users and companies to protect themselves.
This type of attack is explained in detail by The Windows Club, along with a comparison against a password brute force attack.
Password breaches are incredibly common; Security Magazine looks at passwords at risk, large breaches, and some of the causes.
Security Boulevard goes over some tips to create strong passwords and keep from falling prey to some of these hacks.
If you aren’t certain if your password is considered common or not, Fortune compiled a list from the LinkedIn Breach.