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AlienVault plug-in searches for stolen passwords on Dark Web

Author: Ron Miller / Source: TechCrunch

When it comes to password breaches on public sites like Adobe, LinkedIn and Yahoo!, there are some known knowns. For instance, there’s a decent chance those credentials will end up for sale on a black market site on that mysterious part of the internet known as the “Dark Web.”

That matters for a couple of reasons. First of all, research suggests that a lot of folks use the same password across multiple sites. Chances are those credentials could be sold and recycled as a means of getting into your system too.

But what if you had a tool that let you reach into the dark corners of the web and find any credentials from your domain, or specific email addresses, like, say, your executives, who have access to the most sensitive information in your company.

That’s what the partnership between AlienVault and SpyCloud has been designed to do. The free SpyCloud plug-in monitors sites and forums on the Dark…

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