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Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Look At All Of These Passwords!

The ITtoolbox blog has a great article this morning about a few sites that you might want to reconsider using or subscribing to.

If you use any number of popular web forums or even some commercial services like classmates.com, amazon.com, netzero.com or your provider's webmail service, you may not be aware that you're sending your credentials over the internet in the clear.

Can you imagine that in 2006, huge web portals such as amazon.com are still not offering a secure login page to their customers by default? This is quite shocking, especially when you think that a lot of these sites allow people to save their credit card information to their account.

Read more.


  • Amazon?? Shocking! ...but thanks for the heads up. If they don't take care of my Personal Financial Information seriously, their products aren't worth my money... or my privacy.

    By Anonymous Mila, at 2:23 PM  

  • Mila: My guess is that you're an ESS employee? It seems that you have some relevant content on your website that relates to every single thing I write... :)

    By Blogger Kiltak, at 2:37 PM  

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