Maybe Mat Honan is right–for all the importance we place on them, passwords don’t really work worth a damn. Many privacy breaches skip straight to the goodies, like social security and credit card numbers. The latest illustration: Reuters reports that NASA is telling employees that a laptop packed with personal information was lifted from a (locked) car.
Apparently there’s so much information “that must be reviewed and validated,” it could take as long as 60 days to notify everyone involved.
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