The ultimate password genius! (Not) [VIDEO]

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

If I wasn’t banging my head against a brick wall so hard, I might actually find this funny.

Consider this question.

“What’s your favorite internet password?”

How would you feel if a website asked you totell it what your favorite password is?

Richard Wang, one of the threat experts in SophosLabs, pointed me towards the UPSJobs website, where you can create a profile if you’re interested in investigating a career with the company.

As you can see in the video I made, it’s easy to create an account – but they don’t offer much help when it comes to choosing a sensible password to secure it.

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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