British MPs are ignorant about basic password security, and proud of it


Infosec twitter collectively shat itself this weekend, when Nadine Dorries — a British parliamentarian slash author of god-awful fiction — proudly announced that she shares her email with her staff — including interns. My staff log onto my computer on my desk with my login everyday. Including interns on exchange programmes. For the officer on @BBCNews just now to claim that the computer on Greens desk was accessed and therefore it was Green is utterly preposterous !! — Nadine Dorries (@NadineDorries) December 2, 2017 All my staff have my login details. A frequent shout when I manage to sit at…

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from UK – The Next Web https://thenextweb.com/politics/2017/12/04/british-mps-are-ignorant-about-cybersecurity-and-proud-of-it/

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