And the password is... obvious
Symantec survey finds some people are still sloppy about their passwords
Symantec recently surveyed computer users on their use of passwords, how they choose them and how often they update them. The results revealed that a good number of people are still pretty sloppy about passwords, such as the 3 percent who admitted to using “password,” the 5 percent who use their middle name and the 10 percent who use their pets' names — which could come back to bite anyone who also has a social networking page. Here's a sample of the results:
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Kevin McCaney is the executive editor of GCN. Follow him on Twitter: @KevinMcCaney.