RockYou Hacker: 30% of Sites Store Plain Text Passwords
“That’s nothing against 32 million emails with passwords. Count how many of them have PayPal. If I check every one, and only 10 percent of them have it, and I take only $10, it’s a pretty nice amount, don’t you think?”
As someone who has a good friend who recently got hacked pretty badly, I can’t stress the importance of using different, secure, random passwords for every single place that requires one.