What’s your secret question? (Part 2)
14 October 2008
In a recent post, I said, “A weak security question and a too easy answer undo the security provided by the best passwords.” Here is a good example in recent news:
…the Palin hack didn’t require any real skill. Instead, the hacker simply reset Palin’s password using her birthdate, ZIP code and information about where she met her spouse — the security question on her Yahoo account, which was answered (Wasilla High) by a simple Google search.
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