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Plusnet ignores GCHQ, spits out plaintext passwords to customers

Discussion in 'The Register' started by RSS, Nov 25, 2015.

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    At least we don't email them, says security-shy telco


    Contrary to password storage security standards, BT-owned Plusnet is still delivering plaintext strings back to forgetful users, and seems to have no plans to tidy itself up any time soon – despite years of warnings from security experts and the advice of GCHQ.…

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