[hcs-d] Password PSA
jscushman at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 20:21:16 EST 2010
Yeah, sites that send you back your passwords in plaintext are really
creepy. Just noticed http://crimsonspark.com/forgotpassword.php.
On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 5:56 PM, Saagar Deshpande <
sdeshpande at college.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Great idea. Tony and I already discovered that crimsonspark was doing this
> and informed Malan, so we think that this would be a nice thing for people
> to know for tomorrow.
> On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 4:54 PM, Michael Chen <
> michaelchen at college.harvard.edu> wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> So the CS50 Fair is tomorrow. I feel like we should send out a PSA warning
>> people against foolishly putting their usual username/password combos into
>> CS50 projects. I know it's frowned upon to use common passwords across
>> accounts anyway, but I'm pretty sure many projects will be storing passwords
>> in plaintext (as that's what they did for one of their psets).
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>> hcs-discuss at lists.hcs.harvard.edu
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