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Could be to avoid liability?

> Why were you hacked

> Weak passwords

> What are you going to do about it

> We've forced all systems and employees to regenerate passwords and service keys

Now lets try this again without an honest answer

> How were you hacked

> No idea

> What are you going to do? Are you still vulnerable?

> No idea. We'll have to do an extensive audit. No one knows how long this will take. There's not even an inventory of systems or data flow

> Could they have installed backdoors

> No idea

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