Weak passwords have led to $194m being lost to scams

By Joanna Guelas
Updated June 24 2023 - 6:01am, first published 6:00am
Some 46 per cent of Australians are using weak passwords to protect their online accounts. (Dave Hunt/AAP PHOTOS)
Some 46 per cent of Australians are using weak passwords to protect their online accounts. (Dave Hunt/AAP PHOTOS)

Almost half of Australians have easy-to-guess passwords, resulting in more than $190 million being lost to online scams and hackers so far this year.

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