Protecting Against Password Stealers

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    As we depend ever more on personal electronic devices and businesses move valuable information to the cloud, the value of access credentials has risen. Today, attackers use stolen passwords in the early stages of nearly all major advanced persistent threats. Password stealers focus on breaching network and system security to obtain critical access credentials. The Fareit password stealer’s robust capabilities have made it the most popular password-stealing malware for more than five years. Since its discovery in 2012, Fareit has continued to change to elude the latest cyber-defense strategies.