Win 8 Password Easier to Steal?

According to Dan Goodin on ArsTechnica, the picture based password with a 4 digit PIN, can be easily converted into plaintext in some cases.

In fact, the article says that there is a Russian based company that can extract the key that recovers the plaintext password of each account that uses the log-on alternative. If you are using Windows 8, then you should read this article and the links contained with-in.

See it here: http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/10/experts-windows-8-features-make-account-passwords-easier-to-steal/

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