The number of compromised credentials detected in North American botnets has soared 141%, according to the latest quarterly analysis from Blueliv.
The cyber-threat intelligence vendor scans the open, deep and dark web for signs of stolen log-ins for its clients, so that they can take action before the cyber-criminals have had a chance to monetize their wares.
The large rise between the March to May and June to August quarters this year came alongside declines in other regions.
By Phil Muncaster
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