Compromised passwords are a serious risk to an environment. They can lead to spear phishing attacks, malicious logins, data breaches, and ransomware. This could lead to significant expenses in the event of a data breach. Compromised passwords could also be a result of an inadequate password policy. That is also something that should be reviewed if there are a large number of compromised passwords in the environment.
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Last modified March 30, 2021