Average Brit has to remember up to 10 passwords a day

London: British people use 10 passwords everyday in a bid to protect their personal details, a new poll has revealed.

As a result, research shows that one in three of resorts to writing down our details to avoid forgetting them completely, reports the Daily Mail.

Interestingly, in the survey of 1,000 people by online payments firm Skrill, half admitted they use the same password for everything.

The most difficult details to remember were said to be those for banking websites, with log-in information for online shopping and work accounts also identified as tricky in a survey of 1,000 people by online payments firm Skrill.

Most people use easy-to-remember items of personal information such as the name of a pet, an important date or their mother``s maiden name when creating a password.

However, security experts warn these are easy for experienced fraudsters to work out.

To keep your information secure, experts suggest mixing up the letters of a familiar word with a particular website.


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