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Test and Verification -> Dynamic depth for infrastructure: Weak password test

Risk and Opportunity

Risk: Weak passwords in components like applications or systems, specially for privileged accounts, lead to take over of that account.
Opportunity: Automatic brute force attacks are performed. Specially the usage of standard accounts like 'admin' and employee user-ids is recommended.

Exploit details

Usefullness: Very Low
Required knowledge: Low (one discipline)
Required time: Very Low
Required resources (systems): Very Low

Additional Information

Implementation hints: HTC Hydra
OWASP SAMM 2 Mapping: v-security-testing|A|2