Is Your Organization at Risk Because a Local Administrator Has a Weak Password?

Passwords Stealthy Admin

In July, media reported that SingHealth, Singapore’s largest health organization, was breached with 1.5 million medical records stolen. The stolen records included those of Singapore’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong. Consequently, a special inquiry had taken place, revealing that SingHealth had several security gaps and vulnerabilities which could have easily been exploited by attackers, including a local administrator account with a very weak password ([email protected]). In fact, one of the ways which enabled the attackers to move laterally in the network was by using compromised Citrix local accounts.