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Banking Passwords Often Used for Other Sites

By Vigilize | Friday, February 5, 2010 - Leave a Comment

According to an article post, nearly three-quarters of computer users have the same password for their online banking accounts that they have for other, less secure websites.

Data drawn from 4 million users of Trusteer’s Rapport browser security service indicates that 47 percent of users have the same usernames and passwords for multiple sites, including financial account sites. The implications are serious; if cyber thieves obtain login information for someone’s social networking account, they have a good chance of being able to access that person’s online financial accounts as well.

For the full article: Majority Of Online Banking Customers Use Same Credentials On Other Less-Secure Websites


 

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