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"I'll Give You a Cup of Coffee If You Tell Me Your Password"

It's hard to believe, but Information Week reports that, in exchange for a $3 Starbucks gift card, 85% of computer-users surveyed were willing to reveal their password or at least give hints about it.

The survey was conducted by an Internet security and infrastructure company called VeriSign Inc, who questioned passers-by on San Francisco's Market Street.

One wonders, however, if people actually gave their real passwords, and, if so, how many changed it immediately afterward. Interesting, nonetheless.

Source: Legal Technology Blog