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New threats like credential stuffing target OTT services

Illicit redistribution has become a major focus for revenue theft from online video services for both live and on demand content, raising demand for forensic watermarking to facilitate detection and rapid take down of infringing streams. But the rise in online distribution and cloud services is also exposing operators and content distributors to cybersecurity attacks common to other sectors, as has been pointed out by Akamai in its latest Q4 2018 State of the Internet/Security report. Some of these attacks can steal revenue directly as well as stopping services. In this regard the potential damage resulting from Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attacks is well known, but other forms of attack have arisen quickly over the last two few years.…

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