Account Takeover (ATO)
Also known as Credential Stuffing, this attack involves fraudsters using previously stolen login credentials to determine if those same credentials provide access to accounts on other web sites.
The bad actors behind orchestrated bot attacks typically have financial or political motivations. Thus, the attacks often have distinctly different objectives. Research conducted by Cequence Security has revealed nearly a dozen different types of attacks affecting organizations today. This is a brief introduction to the common attack types, along with a summary of how Cequence can detect and defend against these attacks.
Michael Osterman, President