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Author Topic: Why Simple is better Security than Several  (Read 953 times)

Paul Keith

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Why Simple is better Security than Several
« on: February 20, 2011, 11:16 AM »
Couldn't find that topic where mouser was considering changing DC's login forms so I'm making a new thread.


StackOverflow should change absolutely nothing about their login process. It is perfect. I anonymously answered one question, and all of a sudden I have a profile. No confirmation e-mail, no Facebook or Twitter crap. Just use the site and bam! you're registered. It remembers me every time I come back and it makes absolutely no fucking attempt to worm its way into my social graph.

The key is to social engineer users into making a difficult pass phrase and adding extra security AFTER they have an account.