79% of participants in a recent ZoneAlarm survey were found to be using risky passwords. The data was used to present a very stylish infographic showing just how widespread the use of bad passwords really is. But no matter how hard it is to guess good passwords, they may be no more difficult to crack than bad ones depending on how the password is stored. Back in 2006, Reddit confirmed that a copy of their database had been stolen
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