Weak passwords are a contributing factor in criminal compromises 28% of the time

Study: 2015 Trustwave Global Security Report
Date: June 9 2015

Trustwave identified Weak Passwords as a factor contributing to compromise in 28% of their investigations during 2015 (n=574). Weak Passwords were contributing factors for 50% of the investigated Point of Sale (PoS) compromises, 8% of E-Commerce compromises, and 17% of Corporate / Internal Network compromises.

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