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Everyth1ng Y0u Kn0w Ab0ut P@ssw0rds 1s Wr0ng

Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The near-continuous revelations of data breaches bring into sharp relief a small but critical way that weak passwords can turn weaponized data from breaches into an even more dangerous attack tool:

More than 80% of adults reuse the same password across multiple accounts.

And that means that once hackers get their hands on weaponized data, they can run through account after account after account, seeking to exploit this common vulnerability.

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Topics: passwords, weaponized data

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