MFA Bypass 101
Microsoft famously stated that user accounts are “more than 99.9% less likely to be compromised if you use MFA.” While there is little doubt MFA (multi-factor authentication) is an effective deterrent against cyber attacks, it’s not a “magic bullet.”
In this whitepaper, SpyCloud examines the human weaknesses and technological pain points in MFA to show how the most basic personal identifiers are being used to gain a foothold in users’ computers and wreak havoc. Educating your users on basic cyber hygiene while monitoring for compromised credentials within your network can ensure you’re getting the most from your MFA investment.
- How breached passwords and PII fuel criminals’ ability to circumvent MFA
- Five common attack methods in plain English
- Preventative methods to use in a layered cybersecurity program
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