16/01/2023 02:13 PM | Click to read full article
Cyber-security services provider Norton LifeLock has been hit by a data breach where more than 6,000 of its customers had their accounts compromised. In a notice, Gen Digital, the parent company of Norton LifeLock, said the data breach happened likely due to a credential stuffing attack. Credential stuffing is a cyberattack method in which attackers use lists of compromised user credentials to breach into a system. Hackers compromised accounts as far back as December 1.