Why hackers dont need to be smart | Security – InfoWorld

Online, in print, on TV, and on the radio, report after report claims that malicious hacking is “more sophisticated than ever before.” The media seemingly wants the world to believe its besought by impossible-to-stop uberhackers with supersophisticated tools and skills.

The reality is far different: Malicious hackers are using pretty much the same old tools and exploiting the same old weaknesses. However, companies and end-users arent doing what they need to defend themselves. Anyone who promotes todays attackers and their tools as near-invincible is doing a serious public disservice.

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