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Windows 7: One in five Microsoft logins are in hands of hackers

16 Jul 2012   #1
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 
One in five Microsoft logins are in hands of hackers

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About 20 percent of Microsoft Account logins are found on lists of compromised credentials in the wake of hack attacks on other service providers, the company has said.

People re-use passwords and login details across services from different providers, Microsoft Account group manager Eric Doerr noted in a blog post on Sunday. That reuse means that if one set of logins is compromised, other accounts are at risk
Read more at:
One in five Microsoft logins are in hands of hackers | ZDNet


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16 Jul 2012   #2
bigcitycat

Windows Seven, Ubuntu
 
 

All my password are complex and different. No password is identical. My web encryption is wpa2. My password file is encrypted with a complex master password. My password file is stored within a truecrypt container that is backed up more than once.

I do use last pass for logins that do not hold personal info and I am not concerned about such as this site and those are pretty weak lol. I guess I might need to fix that now.
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