World Password Day
World Password Day is held on May 2. First Thursday of May. This event in the first decade of the month May is annual. Help us
It seems the younger generation doesnít pay much attention to password security. A survey says 30% of teens have shared a password.
Nearly 30% of the users reuse the same password on multiple accounts. People are 3 times more likely to use their petís name as password rather than that of a family member. Nearly 80% of the cloud services allow users to set up weak passwords.
Saving passwords in the web browser isnít a very smart move
A person usually changes the password every 2.5 to 3 years.
Hacking attempts using brute force or dictionary attacks increased. It will take it only 5.5 hours to go through all the possible 8-character options, including numbers, upper- and lower-case characters, and symbols.
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