TalkTalk’s incompetence over hacking is actually making us more security savvy

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With countless reports of companies losing control of users’ data, being hacked and putting private information out there for anyone to see, people are paying more attention than ever to exactly how they use online services. The basics of ‘good password policy’ is repeated oft enough for even the non-tech inclined to know they should use different passwords for different services, whether or not they apply it. The most recent example hitting the headlines this week is TalkTalk in the UK, a communications provider that has revealed that up to four million customers’ personal records have fallen into the wrong hands. Well,…

 
 

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