Tag: brute-forcing

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Cisco warns of brute-force attacks on VPN and SSH applications

Cisco warns of brute-force attacks on VPN and SSH applications

Cisco security specialists are warning of brute-force attacks on VPN and SSH applications for their own devices, as well as those from CheckPoint, Fortinet, SonicWall and Ubiquiti. The attacks focus on stealing login credentials and may have links to previous recent attack attempts. Cisco Talos ... Read more

date1 month ago
‘Fingerprint scan on Android cracked through brute force’

‘Fingerprint scan on Android cracked through brute force’

Chinese researchers have cracked the fingerprint security of Android phones through a brute-force attack: BrutePrint. This allowed them to take control of the devices. According to the researchers from Tencent Labs and Zhejiang University, the BrutePrint attack allows hackers to bypass the user ... Read more

date1 year ago
Windows 11 update prevents brute-force attacks

Windows 11 update prevents brute-force attacks

Upcoming Windows 11 versions will block accounts after ten failed login attempts. The setting has been available for some time, but will soon be enabled by default to prevent brute-force attacks. The setting blocks Windows accounts after ten failed login attempts. A user can try again after ten ... Read more

date2 years ago
Hackers attempt to crack LastPass accounts with credential stuffing

Hackers attempt to crack LastPass accounts with credential stuffing

Password manager LastPass is under fire. In recent days, hackers made several attempts to break into the password vaults of LastPass users. According to the password manager, credential stuffing is at the base of the attacks. Users of LastPass reported break-in attempts into the digital safes de... Read more

date2 years ago