After a busy week, I sat down on Friday evening and logged into my honeypot server for the first time in days. I was curious to see what interesting things may have transpired since I last checked in. Running through my standard queries, I began by looking at the various credentials used to login to my honeypot. Checking the most common values revealed nothing especially exciting.

My tired Friday evening brain saw “!QAZ2wsx” and despite it looking familiar, I thought, “Hey, this could be something interesting!” Reader, it is not. …

Emily Austin

Security engineer with a running problem.

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