• [SOT] Dark power of weak passwords :-)

    From Andrzej Adam Filip@21:1/5 to All on Sat Sep 17 11:57:11 2022
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-62937678
    IHG hack: 'Vindictive' couple deleted hotel chain data for fun
    ; Published 2022-09-17T05:48:49.000Z

    Hackers have told the BBC they carried out a destructive cyber-attack
    against Holiday Inn owner Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) "for
    fun".
    Describing themselves as a couple from Vietnam, they say they first
    tried a ransomware attack, then deleted large amounts of data when
    they were foiled.
    They accessed the FTSE 100 firm's databases thanks to an easily found
    and weak password, Qwerty1234. […]

    All SMTP passwords are stronger ;-)

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    A. Filip

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