An interesting analysis of the Stratfor hack by Richard Stiennon
A cursory glance reveals the corporate email addresses and simple passwords from :
Cisco: 5 employees . including a high ranking executive who used a date for his password.
Juniper: Only 1
Gartner: 4 industry analysts
IBM: 8 employees
Raytheon: 12 employees
The passwords revealed are an abject lesson in password strengths. Do you really think adding a number to the end of a word makes it a better password? optimus2, compaq23, Satellite1, kate29, magic78, chance10 were all easily cracked. Not to mention those that used: password, stratfor, chickens, bamboo, mentor, fishhead, trophy, chicago, or the lovely .kisses. or the beguiling .lovecakes..