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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1528 The psychological reasons behind risky password practices
Despite high-profile, large-scale data breaches dominating the news cycle – and repeated recommendations from experts to use strong passwords – consumers have yet to adjust their own behavior when it comes to password reuse.

A Lab42 survey, which polled consumers across the United States, Germany, France, New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom, highlights the psychology around why consumers develop poor password habits despite understanding the obvious risk, and suggests that there is a level of cognitive dissonance around our online habits.
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#1529 Cisco warns of critical flaw in email security appliances
#1528 The psychological reasons behind risky password practices
#1527 Backdoored DLink router should be trashed, researcher says
#1526 ‘Money Mule’ gangs turn to Bitcoin ATMs
#1525 Data breach statistics 2016: First half results are in
#1524 Meet Apache Spot, a new open source project for cybersecurity
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