82406625 story CNBC Just Collected Your Password and Shared It With Marketers (pcworld.com) 143 Posted by BeauHD on Wednesday March 30, 2016 @04:49AM from the irony-at-its-best dept. SpacemanukBEJY.53u writes: An article published by CNBC on Tuesday offered tips on how to create a secure password, complete with a form that tested submitted passwords. While well-intended, security experts said it exposed passwords to third-party advertisers. Also, the form created to test a password didn't use SSL/TLS, which meant someone on the same network could have sniffed it. Even worse, the tool claimed to not store the passwords, but an acute observer found they were actually being inputted into a Google Docs spreadsheet. CNBC quickly withdrew the article.