Warning over password security
Experts say that passwords used to log onto the internet and access confidential information such as bank details should be altered at least once a month, both at home and at work.
The warning comes as a survey suggests more than half of computer users never change their passwords, and many use words that can be easily guessed.
The study published by the online bank Egg says users even leave passwords written on Post-It notes attached to their computers.
[ Read more ]
By subscribing to our early morning news update, you will receive a daily digest of the latest security news published on Help Net Security.
With over 500 issues so far, reading our newsletter every Monday morning will keep you up-to-date with security risks out there.