- Nov 10, 2017
Even after years of hammering home the importance of online account security, some users still aren’t taking the matter seriously. In a small-scale study of real-world data, researchers found that some are failing to update breached passwords in a timely manner and continuing to both utilize weak passwords and recycle them between services.
Few things would seemingly convince someone to change their password more than the realization that the service you use that password to access has been breached and your credentials are now in the possession of an unauthorized third party.
Yet even in that clear-cut scenario, many can’t be bothered to take action.