Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Default Passwords Are Bad, M'Kay?

original tweet

Many things come with default passwords because they need to have some kind of password when you pick them up off the shelf, but if you don't change the default password then it sort of defeats the purpose of having a password at all - anyone could get up to any kind of shenanigans.

(Thanks to Kashmir Hill for tweeting this example of what can happen when you don't change default passwords)