Brute Force Attack Prevention
It's one of those attacks that you should keep away from your systems. We know it's hard to keep it away. For this reason, Authtake is here.
What Is Brute Force Attack?
The most popular brute force attacks are done with dictionaries. The attackers, who know or guess the username, attack the system with the help of dictionaries that list the frequently used passwords and try to access the accounts of the users. Attackers target company confidential documents. They can steal and sell these documents, this situation may cause the theft of the features of the products developed by the company, as well as political problems when it occurs in government institutions.
According to Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report, hacking, which includes brute forcing passwords, remains the primary attack vector. Over 80% of breaches caused by hacking involve brute force or the use of lost or stolen credentials.
Don't Worry, This Is Not Your Company .. For Now.
Due to a brute force attack experienced at night in a institution / organization, the institution / organization became unable to work for 1 day. The attackers, who accessed the information of the company employees, broke the system of the company by using this information, which seemed to be an insignificant and accessible information such as name and surname.
So how did it happen? Hackers who accessed the company’s Active Director entered the username of the employees on the system access portal and attempted incorrect passwords. By repeating this process with machines, they ensured that user accounts were locked. As a result of this lockdown, rain-like calls began to fall to the company’s IT team. The IT team, which could not reach all the calls, was in a very difficult situation. The solution of this incident cost 5000 people a day’s work, in other words, it cost 5000 working daysDue to a brute force attack experienced at night in a institution / organization, the institution / organization became unable to work for 1 day. The attackers, who accessed the information of the company employees, broke the system of the company by using this information, which seemed to be an insignificant and accessible information such as name and surname.
Keep Brute Force Attacks Away From Your Company.
With the solutions AuthTake has developed, it provides authentication for access to your systems. Since AuthTake does not send the user login request directly to your company's active director as a call, it is not possible for your system to crash with this attack. With the AuthTake authentication product, login requests are first evaluated in AuthTake's system and incorrect login requests more than times you choose are not sent to your Active Director until the user authenticates correctly.. AuthTake doesn't make your users' job difficult, but we can't say the same for the attackers.
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