Account Takeover Demo 3 - Appearing Better – Using Fake Accounts to Improve Reputation

Attackers have started registering and using fake, ‘canary,’ accounts to build up the reputation of the IP addresses they plan to use in account takeover attacks. These accounts give an attacker a window into the site or service they are targeting and help them make vital adjustments that drastically improve the overall effectiveness of their attacks.

Watch the video to see a large scale attack that is using tens of thousands of IPs to attempt a login to the accounts of thousands of users. Learn how Castle prevented the attack.

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