For many years, passwords have been the preferred method for users to authenticate and gain access to computer systems. It’s no surprise then that passwords should be kept secret.
From a security perspective, passwords should be memorable for users, but also have a certain level of complexity to prevent hackers from easily ‘cracking’ them.
The million dollar question is then: “do people really take their passwords seriously?”.
The following video answers this question and exposes the most common problem faced by IT Security; the human factor. Many users don’t take their passwords seriously and they can be tricked by experienced social engineers to give them away. Scary; but also funny! 🙂