In recent years, credential stuffing attacks have been on the rise. Cyber criminals take over accounts with username and password combinations that were stolen at third parties.
The goal of Account TakeOver (‘ATO’) prevention services is to prevent unauthorized access to your accounts. There are several types of techniques that can be used to implement ATO prevention services. The characteristics of the techniques varies widely. Furthermore the data quality of an ATO prevention service has a great effect on the effectiveness and efficiency of the service. In this article we will take a closer look at both the used techniques and data quality.