The Red Sox’s WiFi password is not very secure
Remember that time the St. Louis Cardinals’ scouting director lost his job and was sentenced to nearly four years in prison because he hacked into the Houston Astros’ internal database to see what was cooking in the baseball operations department?
A more humorous perspective would be to imagine that he did so not by hacking, but by randomly guessing the Astros’ passwords.
On Tuesday, it’s more reasonable to believe that such a thing could happen.
That’s because a TV interview with Yankees manager Aaron Boone in Boston caught the very complex password of the Red Sox’s visitors clubhouse.
The password: baseball
Granted, the password in the visiting team’s locker room probably doesn’t get you internet access across Fenway Park. Still, let that leak on the internet, and Red Sox fans could’ve connected and rendered any internet-using devices for the opponent useless.
Perhaps helping out the IT guy, the Red Sox Twitter account was looking to find a solution: A fresh password.
A number of fans were there to help out.
— David Dearing (@DD1070) April 12, 2018
— OverTheMonster (@OverTheMonster) April 12, 2018
Just name it JarrodSaltalamacchia, Even potential hackers will get that wrong.
— Play Ball (@DailySports_1) April 12, 2018
— Justin Wolfe (@_JustinWolfe) April 12, 2018
— Kurt Seiberling (@kurtontheradio) April 12, 2018
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