Password not appropriate

by Volker Weber

A man who chose "Lloyds is pants" as his telephone banking password said he found it had been changed by a member of staff to "no it's not".

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how does the bank´s employee know the password, anyway, shouldn't it be encrypted in the system?

Adalbert Duda, 2008-08-28

This password is meant to be unencrypted since it is an additional way of verifying the customer calling. So there is no security break here.

Lennard Timm, 2008-08-28

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