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The Weird and The Wonderful forum is a place to post Coding Horrors, Worst Practices, and the occasional flash of brilliance.

We all come across code that simply boggles the mind. Lazy kludges, embarrasing mistakes, horrid workarounds and developers just not quite getting it. And then somedays we come across - or write - the truly sublime.

Post your Best, your worst, and your most interesting. But please - no programming questions . This forum is purely for amusement and discussions on code snippets. All actual programming questions will be removed.

 
GeneralRe: An issue got finally fixed Pinmemberrichiej15-Feb-12 4:28 
GeneralRe: An issue got finally fixed PinmemberJacek Gajek15-Feb-12 11:05 
GeneralRe: An issue got finally fixed Pinmemberrichiej16-Feb-12 0:19 
RantISP hacked PinmemberEddy Vluggen13-Feb-12 7:04 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked Pinmemberjohny1015198113-Feb-12 15:13 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinprotectorAspDotNetDev13-Feb-12 17:14 
RantRe: ISP hacked PinmemberTheOtherCPian13-Feb-12 20:14 
JokeRe: ISP hacked PinmemberVUnreal13-Feb-12 21:09 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked Pinmemberjohny1015198114-Feb-12 6:41 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberBobJanova13-Feb-12 23:37 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberCDP180213-Feb-12 23:44 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberEddy Vluggen14-Feb-12 9:55 
RantRe: ISP hacked Pinmembertwaindev15-Feb-12 1:30 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberBobJanova15-Feb-12 2:33 
This isn't actually as much of an epic fail as it appears, since users will presumably change their password immediately upon receiving the letter, so interceptors can only use the password for maybe a day. Considering they've already been hacked in plain text, that's not so bad.
 
It is stupid and symptomatic of a complete failure of security policy, definitely, and pretty shameful. But, imo, not as bad as storing the passwords in plain text in the first place.
GeneralRe: ISP hacked Pinmembertwaindev15-Feb-12 3:09 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberBobJanova15-Feb-12 3:38 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberBrainiacV15-Feb-12 7:35 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberKP Lee15-Feb-12 14:45 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberWartickler16-Feb-12 6:06 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmvpLuc Pattyn14-Feb-12 15:37 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberPascal Ganaye15-Feb-12 2:01 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmvpOriginalGriff15-Feb-12 2:34 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberPascal Ganaye16-Feb-12 0:34 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmvpOriginalGriff16-Feb-12 0:42 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberAshish Tyagi 4015-Feb-12 2:07 
JokeRe: ISP hacked PinmemberNOD32 user15-Feb-12 2:13 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberJwalant Natvarlal Soneji15-Feb-12 2:33 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberEddy Vluggen15-Feb-12 6:03 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberFabio Franco15-Feb-12 3:00 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberEddy Vluggen15-Feb-12 6:04 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberFabio Franco15-Feb-12 6:06 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberEddy Vluggen15-Feb-12 6:21 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberFabio Franco15-Feb-12 7:12 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberEddy Vluggen15-Feb-12 7:43 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberFabio Franco15-Feb-12 8:35 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberEddy Vluggen15-Feb-12 8:56 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberFabio Franco15-Feb-12 11:01 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberEddy Vluggen15-Feb-12 11:12 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked Pinmembergood god all the names are taken15-Feb-12 4:31 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked Pinmemberdoright15-Feb-12 5:49 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberEddy Vluggen15-Feb-12 6:07 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberK Quinn15-Feb-12 9:08 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked Pinmemberannathor15-Feb-12 11:48 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked Pinmemberpatbob16-Feb-12 7:28 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked Pinmembercegarman17-Feb-12 4:09 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberNitin Sawant7-Mar-12 1:12 
GeneralRe: ISP hacked PinmemberJeroen De Dauw10-Mar-12 15:28 
GeneralStraight from the horse's mouth PinmemberRob Grainger12-Feb-12 15:15 
JokeRe: Straight from the horse's mouth PinmemberPeter_in_278012-Feb-12 20:18 
GeneralRe: Straight from the horse's mouth PinmemberBernhard Hiller12-Feb-12 22:41 

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