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.