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Experts rail against internet password ‘organizers’

See why consumers are urged to use online password managers and MFA instead.

Security experts have warned consumers against buying their loved ones “username/password” organizers this Christmas as it encourages poor security practice.

Posted on InfoSecurity
By Phil Muncaster

Various retailers including Amazon, Etsy, and Blackwell’s are selling the pocket-sized notebooks, advertised as being a “convenient place” to store all one’s online log-ins.

While these items have been selling for a few years now, security experts are becoming increasingly vocal about their concerns in light of rising cyber-threat levels.

ESET security specialist, Mark James, argued that users should be looking to online password managers rather than physical log-in organizers like these.

Consumers urged to use online password managers and MFA instead

Read complete article Experts Rail Against Internet Password 'Organizers' | Phil Muncaster | InfoSecurity

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