M. Alex Johnson – Journalist at Large

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Take the Trouble to Change Your Passwords

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An important reminder from my colleague Bob Sullivan:

“When consumers use the same password across multiple sites, hacking becomes trivially easy. If a criminal breaks into a smaller Web site — say a site created by a local grocery store — and grabs a cache of passwords, their next step is always the major banking Web sites.”

Full story (msnbc.com)

Written by Alex

February 3, 2010 at 9:09 am

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