It's the social media sites that do you in. A Close Friend—capital C, capital F—posts a link to a video that piques your interest. Click. Suddenly you're asked to sign back into Facebook. What happens next? You give some hacker or spambot your password, and your whole digital life is at risk.
We're making a push to make February 1st Change Your Password Day. And if these real-life tales of password sadness don't convince you to join in, nothing will: