Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Most Users Haven’t Changed Social Media Passwords in a Year

About 53% of users haven’t changed their social network passwords in more than one year—with a fifth having never changed their passwords at all, according to research from Thycotic. More than a quarter of respondents said they change their passwords at work only when the system tells them to. The survey, conducted by the company at RSA Conference in San Francisco in February, said that this state of affairs not only shows the vulnerability of users’ accounts and the lack of standards set for social networks to implement automation and using password managers, but a way for hackers to easily infiltrate a user’s work email.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Info Security

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