simplified signon: Australian passwords are the toughest

A PayPal Australia and ACIS paper has found that 90 per cent of Aussies are confident their passwords aren’t guessable and reuse one password across many sites for simplified signon.

… many Australian internet users underestimated the threat from cyber criminals that steal passwords from one site and use attempt to use them across other sites. This conclusion was borne from the fact that 63 per cent of all respondents used the same password across more than one site.

Full article over here at: http://www.zdnet.com.au/aussies-overestimate-password-toughness-339322780.htm

I wonder what we thought made a tough password?

 

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