Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker
andrewducker

A complete lack of security

I just registered with the website for the Scotsman newspaper.

And they emailed me to confirm my email address. Including my password, in plain text.

How on earth do people get away with that kind of thing nowadays?
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