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« on: January 29, 2011, 03:00:29 pm »

Amazon Glitch Leads to Password Risk

A problem with passwords at Amazon has been discovered whereby users, in certain situations, can log in with variants of their passwords. It seems likely that Amazon used a specific encryption function that truncates any passwords longer than 8 characters. As Wired points out: if your password is “Password,” will also let you log [...]
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