Poor passwords open web bank users to ID theft

Thursday, 8 March 2007, 1:57 PM EST

More than half of surfers use between one and four passwords to access up to 20 online banking and e-commerce accounts, new research has claimed.

A poll of 150 PC users conducted by Kaspersky Lab found that two-thirds of PC users have up to 10 online accounts that require passwords. Some 23 per cent have more than 20 password protected accounts.

At PCW.

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