In Security, It’s Usually the Basic Stuff That Gets You – Like Passwords (DXC Technology Blog)


There are some very smart hackers out there with access to the latest techniques and exploits, but time and again it has been observed that attackers don’t need to deploy the latest and greatest because they can achieve their goals with the older and basic. Why bother with something complex or burn a new tool by using it on a low-value target, when simple things like re-used passwords can get a hacker everything they need?