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Hackers can turn web-connected car washes into horrible death traps

TheElder

Re Stupid Password

"1-2-3-4-5? That's the stupidest combination I've ever heard of in my life!

Many years ago I was employed by a multinational corp. I was in an office with a bunch of text only terminals connected to a very early nationwide network. I was waiting for somebody to give me my new 4 digit employee number. While waiting I decided to see if I could do a little hacking. I sat at one of the terminals and typed 9999. Full admin privileges!

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