In Pictures: Sorriest technology companies of 2013

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Evernote forced the 50 million users of its note-taking and productivity service to change their passwords after a hacking attack on its systems early this year. While passwords were encrypted, Evernote said it didn’t want to take any chances, and then began moving to a two-factor authentication system. Evernote alerted customers of the hack and issued an apology that read in part: “Thank you for taking the time to read this. We apologize for the annoyance of having to change your password, but, ultimately, we believe this simple step will result in a more secure Evernote experience.”

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