stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Aug 6 12:45:21 EDT 2008
Chris Kuethe wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 8:23 AM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
>> Wells Fargo is requiring their online banking customers to provide answers
>> to security questions such as these:
>> It strikes me that the answers to many of these questions might be public
>> information or subject to social engineering attacks...
> I don't actually give the real answers to those questions for just
> that reason. Make up some plausible and memorable words (maybe using a
> tool like "yould"), and pick your mother a new random name from the
> phone book.
Oh, I know we're smart enough to do that, but I doubt that your typical
Facebook user will realize that their high school and best friend's
first name (etc.) are public information.
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