[OT] Security question

Peter Pearson pkpearson at nowhere.invalid
Thu Dec 22 21:01:08 EST 2016


On Thu, 22 Dec 2016 12:10:40 +0200, Frank Millman <frank at chagford.com> wrote:
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>
> What about the second part of my query? Is it acceptable that they keep 
> passwords on their system in clear text?

Absolutely not.  Keeping the passwords, even encrypted, is a reckless
invitation to disaster.

Chris has done a fine job of explaining the situation; I'm just piling
on (as a retired cryptologist) to add statistical weight to your survey.

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