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Credential stuffing attack targeted 300K+ Spotify users

November 24, 2020

Security experts from vpnMentor have uncovered a possible credential stuffing operation that affected some Spotify accounts. Threat actors behind the campaign are using a database containing over 380 million records, including login credentials and other data for Spotify accounts, likely amassed from various sources. Experts estimated that the number of impacted users ranges between 300,000 and 350,000.

“The origins of the database and how the fraudsters were targeting Spotify are both unknown. The hackers were possibly using login credentials stolen from another platform, app, or website and using them to access Spotify accounts.” reads the post published by vpnMentor.

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