As cyberattacks targeting Active Directory continue to rise, AD security, identity, and IT teams face mounting pressure to monitor the evolving AD-focused threat landscape. To assist IT professionals in comprehending and preventing attacks that involve AD, the Semperis Research Team publishes a monthly roundup of recent cyberattacks. In this month’s round-up of identity-related attacks, retail chain Hot Topic and PetSmart suffered credential stuffing attacks and Akira ransomware group targeted Nissan in a data breach that affected 100,000 people.

Hot Topic targeted in credential stuffing attacks

Fast-fashion retail chain Hot Topic suffered a wave of credential stuffing attacks that targeted its rewards program customers, prompting the company to deploy bot protection software.

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Akira ransomware group targets Nissan in data breach

Nissan reported an attack by the Akira ransomware group that compromised the data of about 100,000 people.

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PetSmart warns customers of credential stuffing attack

PetSmart, the largest retailer of pet products, reported an ongoing credential stuffing attack that spurred the company to reset its customers’ passwords.  

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