Password theft is an ongoing problem, and large-scale thefts like that of LinkedIn this year continues to shine a spotlight on the risks of having your passwords compromised — time after time. The infographic below, courtesy of Security Coverage, breaks down the numbers for 2012 (so far). Are you using a password manager or recommending one to your organization's users? This infographic might help them understand the risk they face.
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