Bank forces customers to have passwords between 5 to 8 characters… [Image]

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Apparently, that is the website of a “a major bank, one of the biggest in Canada, and well known for their security”. Yet they force people to use a password of 8 characters or less. WTF?

[via whatIsThisBullCrap]

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5 comments

  1. DH

    Surprising%252520how%252520many%252520Australian%252520government%252520websites%252520require%252520between%2525206%252520and%2525208%252520characters%252520also%25252C%252520with%252520no%252520case%252520sensitivity.%252520At%252520least%252520it%252520is%252520slowly%252520getting%252520better%252520as%252520a%252520few%252520years%252520ago%252520they%252520would%252520allow%252520you%252520to%252520type%252520any%252520security%252520words%252520with%252520a%252520certain%252520percentage%252520wrong%252520eg%252520missed%252520letter%252520or%252520ambiguous%25252Fwildcard%252520character.

  2. Coyote

    When I first got my AmEX card they had the same requirements… I almost canceled the card on that reason alone but the APR and benefits were to much to pass on. Luckily after a couple high profile cases hit the news they changed it.