Hacker Says Texas Town Used Three Character Password to Secure Internet Facing SCADA System

Paul Roberts relaying a comment from hacker “pr0f”: >”I’m sorry this ain’t a tale of advanced persistent threats and stuff, but frankly most compromises I’ve seen have been have been a result of gross stupidity, not incredible technical skill on the part of the attacker. Sorry to disappoint.” Or to state it more succinctly: people…

Paul Roberts relaying a comment from hacker “pr0f”:
>”I’m sorry this ain’t a tale of advanced persistent threats and stuff, but frankly most compromises I’ve seen have been have been a result of gross stupidity, not incredible technical skill on the part of the attacker. Sorry to disappoint.”

Or to state it more succinctly: people are idiots.

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