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NortonLifeLock sent data breach notifications to customers, informing them that hackers have successfully breached Norton Password Manager accounts in credential-stuffing attacks. The company observed unusually high volumes of fail login attempts in December with attackers using username and password pairs purchased from the dark web. The company did an internal investigation and discovered that the credentials stuffing attacks had successfully compromised an undisclosed number of customer accounts. NortonLifeLock said that it had reset passwords on impacted accounts to prevent attackers from gaining future access and have also implemented additional measures to counter the malicious attempts.

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