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Germans use password managers more

Thursday 23 October 2014 | 11:05 CET | News
Almost a quarter of all internet users in Germany use password manager programmes to manage the access to computers or online services, according to a recent survey conducted by technology association Bitkom. This is 5 percent more than the previous year; the increase could be related to the NSA spying scandal and reports on cyber attacks, said Bitkom managing director Bernhard Rohlder. Almost half (49%) of the participants use nine passwords to access different devices such as computers, tablets or smartphones, as well as different online services. Over a third (35%) use between ten and

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: Bitkom
Countries: Germany
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