Let’s Be Honest: The DNC Asked To Be Hacked With Passwords This Dumb
Among numerous other revelations, the big DNC email hack has revealed an organization lacking even basic password security.
Staffers actually used Obama-Biden-2012 and obamain08 as email passwords. It doesn’t take much actual hacking to get into accounts with such passwords, as TechInsider pointed out, there are several off-the-shelf programs that would guess these in under a minute.
An exchange of emails from DNC staffer Pablo Manriquez revealed the DNC’s stunning lack of cyber wherewithal.