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FBI Cautions On University Credentials Sold By Hackers

The FBI has warned that hackers are selling credentials for access to college and university networks and virtual private networks. So reports Bleeping Computer.

FBI seal g4471fd7d1 640The credentials are being advertised on both the dark web and publicly available online forums, the FBI said in an alert.

“The exposure of usernames and passwords can lead to brute force credential stuffing computer network attacks,” where attackers try to use the same login combinations across multiple sites, the FBI said.

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