Stupidity

by Mike Masnick




Office Workers Will Give Away Their Password For A Pen

from the it's-that-simple dept

According to the latest InfoSecurity study nearly 90% of office workers will give up their password if you give them a cheap pen. For those who were a little hesitant, it was apparently very easy to coax the password out of them with a little social engineering. Apparently 90% of people asked gave up their passwords. This seems ridiculously high, but perhaps it's true.

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    lost in stockton, 17 May 2004 @ 10:33pm

    how?

    i cant remember my password for my cell phone i have AT&T i dont know how to get to my messages know can someone please help?

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