Weekly Threat Report 30th June 2017

Password challenges

Passwords have been in the news again recently. Most notably, on Friday 23 June accounts with weak passwords on the UK Parliamentary network were compromised; however less than 1% of the system’s 9,000 accounts were directly affected. Attention was also drawn this week to router password vulnerabilities, as Virgin Media advised customers with Virgin Super Hub 2 home routers to reset their passwords. This followed concerns that the routers had a relatively weak eight-…

Link: Weekly Threat Report 30th June 2017
Source: NCSC Reports