Apple just recently began encrypting its user iCloud messages that are sent to third-party providers.
Through their new study, two Microsoft researchers concluded that users should reuse less complicated passwords for accounts that don't require as much protection.
The National Consumer League's findings prompted the state's attorney general to speak about data breaches' implications.
A Ponemon Institute survey found nearly a third of IT security teams don't formally speak with company executives, increasing the risk of attack.
Multiple CNET servers containing more than one million usernames, emails and encrypted passwords were compromised this past weekend.