Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Plaintext password offender:

I recently created an account at Yanko Design (they have some neat stuff I wanted to further explore).

The welcome e-mail I received was as follows:

Yep, that's my password, in plaintext. Luckily I used a throwaway, but still, come on. What's it going to take for merchants and e-commerce platforms to do better than this?

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