from the thats-why-my-password-is-swordfish dept.
fredr1k writes "The Swedish Watergate reported earlier this week was possible because of the usage of terrible weak passwords (Swedish) and a not functional IT policy. The Swedish newspaper Göterborgs-Posten reports the source of the password was a partymember who's account was "sigge" with password "sigge" and was "stolen" in march this year. Seasoned Slashdot readers would call it "a-not-so-hard-to-crack-password". "
"More software projects have gone awry for lack of calendar time than for all
other causes combined."
-- Fred Brooks, Jr., _The Mythical Man Month_