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GeneralCodeProject.com and Plain Text Passwords! Pin
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I Didn't see any other place to post this so I figured I would go with the lounge to spark up some discussion and hopefully a change. Smile | :)

I forgot my project for this website (www.codeproject.com) so I clicked the reset password button. I figured being a website for programmers, IT professionals, IT/development security people, etc. it would do something reasonable.

Much to my surprise, I was e-mailed my old password in plain text! This means that not only is my password being transmitted in plain text over the internet (something that is all too common unfortunately) it is also being stored in a database somewhere in plain text along with my e-mail address.

Luckily for me I have one password I use for "insecure" sites who like to store/display plain text passwords and another password for sites that I have a little more faith in doing the right thing and luckily I used the "insecure" password for this one. :P

Anyway, I did a search in the forums for anyone mentioning this previously and I found several posts talking about how annoying it was when sites did this but no one mentioned that this site does it too.
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