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Bank password policies are often substandard, study finds

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    A study of 17 major US banks shows that six of them have weak password handling and that their password procedures are weaker than most social websites. The six banks, 35 percent of the test group, appear to have a significant weakness in their password policy: ignoring case sensitivity, a study by the University of New Haven Cyber Forensic Research and Education Group (UNHcFREG) showed. The banks ask users to set up passwords that include … More →

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