A significant fraction of Americans are using COVID-related passwords online. This was the finding of a study by Security.org, a team of security experts, advisors, and researchers. The researchers asked 750 Americans to share their password strategies and security habits.
Using COVID in Your Online Passwords
In its annual report on password “strategies” in the US, the study found that topical issues are a dominant feature of passwords. Unsurprisingly, with COVID the prevailing topic, coronavirus-related passwords are being used by as many as 14% of Americans.
Another key topic is, of course, the US election. Subsequently, 12% of Americans