Weak Password

Impact: High


Weak Password vulnerabilities arise when applications fail to enforce strong password policies, making it easier for attackers to guess or crack users’ passwords, leading to unauthorized access.


Mitigate the risk of weak passwords by implementing strong password policies. Enforce password length, complexity, uniqueness, and regular password changes. Consider augmenting with additional authentication controls like two-factor authentication for enhanced security. Regularly educate users about password best practices and provide tools for generating and managing strong passwords. For comprehensive guidance, refer to OWASP’s recommendations on Testing for Weak Password Policy.


Last updated on May 13, 2024

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