People are hapless with their passwords
The nosin' around was part of research done by Redcentric, who also declared that 21% of the 1,000 questioned would only change their password when they were prompted.
A third of the respondees admitted that their passwords contained their names or birth date. The clots. 17% of the 1,000 also said that they kept password details on their phone or computer.
A Redcentric spokesperson said: “Online security is paramount in this day and age, especially as people are able to carry out more day-to-day tasks online such as shopping, banking and running businesses.
“There are obvious concerns when people are using the same passwords over different accounts, especially if those accounts hold personal or financial information. We recommend that you change your password every month or so depending on the kind of account it is, rather than just doing it when prompted.”
You could update your password every month, but which conventional normal human actually does?