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


There are some very smart hackers out there, many of whom have access to the latest techniques and exploits. But time and again, we’ve seen that attackers don’t need to deploy the latest and greatest because they can achieve their goals with older, basic techniques. Why bother with something complex, or why burn a new tool by using it on a low-value target, when simple things like reused passwords can get a hacker everything they need?