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12 October 2013

I Have Personally Run Across Sites That

by Code Monkey

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I have personally run across sites that have made me choose weak passwords due to unnecessary restrictions.  There are almost weekly news stories covering companies being hacked and ever increasing amounts of Identity theft, why are companies endangering their customers?\ \ “Of the top 59 account-based websites…\ Over 50% limit passwords to 20 characters or less.\ 24% don’t allow passwords to contain symbols.”

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