The Harm in Password Reuse

Date Posted: Monday, September 21, 2015

Every day malicious cyber actors compromise websites and post lists of usernames, email addresses, and passwords online. Password reuse is when someone reuses the same password on multiple websites or accounts. This is a vulnerability when the password is exposed in coordination with other information that identifies who is using the password, such as first and last names, login names, or email addresses.

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