5 Ways To Avoid A Stolen Password Pitfall

Survey: Most Need To Improve Password Management

Weak or stolen passwords were used in 76 percent of network intrusions, according to the 2013 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report. It's also not uncommon for cybercriminals to hijack social networking or email accounts to conduct phishing attacks or spread spam and malware. Data protection vendor Varonis collected 200 responses from a survey it conducted in April, and found most people need to improve their security skills starting with password management.

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