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Testing a Phoenix application for credential stuffing with Elixir, Floki, and HTTPoison

Are you familiar with credential stuffing attacks? Maybe you have heard about the dangers of password reuse, and even implemented defenses in your own Elixir/Phoenix apps. Have you ever tested the defense?

In this post, learn how credential stuffing works by writing your own testing program in Elixir. If your Phoenix application stores sensitive data, this is an excellent project to see if your current controls are working.