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Cybercriminals Are Using Bots to Steal Online Pharmacy Accounts

What's happening

Researchers for the cybersecurity company Kasada say cybercriminals are increasingly using bots to crack the passwords of online pharmacy accounts and steal access to them.

Why it matters

Some of those accounts are connected to prescriptions for dangerous and highly addictive drugs, which could later be sold on the black market.

Cybercriminals are increasingly deploying software Bots to commandeer the online pharmacy accounts of everyday people, according to new research, allowing hackers to illegally buy prescription drugs and depriving patients of needed medications.


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