Stupid Password Reset Questions Hall of Shame

I have been blogging about passwords and stupid reset/security questions for a long time. It is now time to call out the worst offenders. Please add you own in the comments.

Fidelity (financial institution): What year did you graduate high school? If you know someone’s approximate age, how difficult is it to figure out the four digits of the graduation year. Even if you didn’t know their age, the universe of years is probably around 80 possibilities. Easy to guess.

 

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About infoguardianangel
The consumer and corporate information guardian angel. Cybersecurity and privacy advice for my clients (and anyone else who cares about protecting their data or their companies).

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