Hotmail: Your password was too long, so we fixed it for you

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#1

Earlier this year, about 6.5 million LinkedIn account password hashes were published on a hackers’ forum. The hashes were simple SHA1 digests computed from the user’s passwords, as stored into the LinkedIn backend infrastructure.

Link: https://www.securelist.com/en/blog/208193844/Hotmail_Your_password_was_too_long_so_we_fixed_it_for_you

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#2

Nice article really makes me want to use email with live id with windows 8 with all my info including credit card info to buy apps with and skydrive it only goes to show that there is no really safe database anywhere and I assume by that article that Microsoft cares even less whether the end consumer is protected no MS store for me and windows 8.


#3

wow, what pathetic m0r0ns.


#4

[QUOTE=chef;2656343]wow, what pathetic m0r0ns.[/QUOTE] No, no, that is more than the allowed 16 characters for your password! :stuck_out_tongue:


#5

Minimal length of posting characters granted. :smiley: