Pick smarter passwords

God. Love. Sex. Money. These are the four most common passwords that people use, and are therefore the easiest ones for hackers, phishers and other Internet-savvy fraudsters to figure out, allowing them access to your financial information and the possible theft of your identity.

According to the CERT/CC (Computer Emergency Response Team/Coordination Center), a federally funded organization based at Carnegie Mellon University, an estimated 80% of all network security problems are caused by bad passwords. TIP SHEET: Pick smarter passwords

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 17th October 2005 7:27AM