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Cybersecurity 101: How Hackers Easily Steal Your Password

A single stolen password can give a thief access to many accounts and provide numerous opportunities for fraud. For example, cyber attackers attacked the payroll provider for a healthcare vendor, then used the data they collected from employee W-2s to submit fraudulent requests for tax refunds. Once a criminal successfully steals a person’s credentials, the attacker can use them to breach the user’s account and gain access to your enterprise network.

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