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If he was the only guy with the password, and the server techs confirm that it was a brute force attack, then yes, he is responsible for your server being hacked. And if he claims to be a professional, then he will have to face up to this.
My advice is to fire him for incompetence. Thanks to him you've lost a lot of time and money.
It seems like so many customers are downright annoyed by the fact that they have to convolute a password. They just don't get it. "If, if if, all I hear is if," is what I get . . . :-)