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Who needs hackers? bad lazy 'Password1' open third of all biz doors : http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/08/15/hundreds_of_thousands_of_corporate_passwords_cracked_in_minutes/
Hundreds of thousands of hashed corporate passwords have been cracked within minutes by penetration testers using graphics processing units.
The 626,718 passwords were harvested during penetration tests over the last two years conducted across corporate America by Trustwave infosec geeks.

The firm's threat intelligence manager Karl Sigler said in a post that half of the plundered passwords were cracked within "the first few minutes".

"We eventually cracked 576,533 or almost 92 percent of the sample within a period of 31 days," Sigler said.
"Such a short cracking time using a word list from last year’s [common passwords] study shows that passwords were as predictable as ever.

"'Password1' was the password we came across most often in this year’s analysis."
Lazy passwords allowed Trustwave hackers into every third corporate environment tested. ..

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