Forgotten password clues create hacker risk

Friday, 24 March 2006, 1:17 AM EST

Security flaws in the "forgotten password" feature of ecommerce websites leave half the UK's online retailers open to attack, according to security consultancy SecureTest.

It warns that the log-in process of many transactional websites can be subverted by a "brute force" or enumeration attack.

At The Register.

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