In recent weeks, Norton LifeLock compromised thousands of customer accounts, letting cybercriminals access customer password managers.
Norton LifeLock, an identity protection and cybersecurity service provider, experienced data breaches. Gen Digital-parent company revealed a credential stuffing attack where the breached credentials are used to access accounts on different sites and services sharing the same passwords. The intruders had compromised accounts as far back as December, and on December 12, the system detected login failures in large volumes.
Gen Digital sent notices to approx. 6,450 customers whose accounts were compromised. Last year, password manager giant LastPass revealed a data breach in which the cybercriminal compromised its cloud storage and stole millions of customers’ encrypted password vaults.
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