Are you worried that this weeks leak of LinkedIn/last.fm/eHarmony will compromise your employees' passwords?
jlister 2 years ago
Whenever I learn about another password hack, I just send out my stock "password hack" email. Essentially, it says, "Hey, I know none of you little angels would use your work account passwords for personal stuff, but...." So that went out Monday for LinkedIn, Wednesday for eHarmony, then again today for last.fm. I limit it to major breaches, but all three of this weeks were what I would consider major. I am certain that some people use the same password for everything. So it doesn't take long for me to start thinking of someone looking at a LinkedIn account, seeing that John Doe works at Acme Corp, then using John's password to access his corporate email, etc. Maybe I'm overly cautious, I don't know. How much of an issue do you think this is?
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