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RyanSepe
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10/27/2016 | 10:37:07 AM
Responsibility of Default Passwords
As denoted in the article, persistent default passwords on IoT devices are a major issue in terms of bot farming. The question from my perspective is; based off the data that there are many default passwords that go unchanged, would efforts be better focused on the vendor providing a different password for each device than relying on the end user for changing it? Regardless if that password remains unchanged it will still be vulnerable but the level of difficulty will increase because then the vendor can set the password complexity parameters and password guessing difficulty would increase as well.


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