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Hacked Via RDP: Really Dumb Passwords

December 13, 2013

Businesses spend billions of dollars annually on software and hardware to block external cyberattacks, but a shocking number of these same organizations shoot themselves in the foot by poking gaping holes in their digital defenses and then advertising those vulnerabilities to attackers. Today’s post examines an underground service which rents access to hacked PCs at organizations that make this all-too-common mistake.