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With all the security professionals establishing secure practices at all the big IT shops, why is it that most such shops have such goofy password policies?
I just took a brief look at our article. I don't know about T-Mobile's site, but many sites present you with only a fixed list of so-called "secret questions", and often none of the choices are any good. For example, I was recently presented with a list like this:

What is your dog's name?
What is your mother's maiden name?
In what city were you born?

I basically had to choose one of these, and I mean that I had to choose. I couldn't choose not to have a secret question, nor could I enter my own question.
 read more | mail this link | score:4232 | -Ray, May 26, 2005
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