How hackers are easily getting into your computer

March 1, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
We hear often about data breaches, so what's the number one way hackers get into your computer?

It turns out it's not by using any fancy techie know-how. It's by guessing your password.

Security experts from Verizon and TrustWave studied data breaches and found many victims had passwords that are way too easy to guess.

The most common password used in business is "Password1." The second most common is "welcome."

The obvious remedy is to pick something more complicated.


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