Study finds 95 percent of people share up to 6 passwords

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A hacker only needs one password from one employee to get into your network. A new study finds the majority of your employees are sharing passwords and 59 percent use the same one over and over.

When it comes to cybersecurity, the vast majority of people share passwords with friends, family and coworkers, a new study finds.

It seems that nearly everyone shares their Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime passwords, but a study by password manger Lastpass finds that 61 percent of people are more likely to share work passwords than personal ones.

A whopping 95 percent of survey respondents share up to 6 passwords with other people and 59 percent are re-using passwords. As for the types of passwords being shared, 58 percent of people share their WiFi password, 48 percent share their TV or movie streaming service account, 43 percent share financial passwords, 39 percent share email, 28 percent share social media accounts, and 25 percent share work-related passwords with others.

Here's an in-depth look at your company's and employees' security habits.

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