2012: The Year of Password Theft
Passwords are an important part of our everyday lives, used for everything from online shopping to email accounts. Having a safe and secure password is important to protecting yourself and your family from identity theft. So far, 2012 has shown us that passwords that we use to protect our personal information are not as safe as weâd like to think they are. Smartphones and tablets now provide more outlets than ever for cybercriminals to steal our personal information and use it to their advantage. This infographic, presented by SecurityCoverage, details the unsettling statistics involved in the recent increases in password theft.