To log into my online banking, I have to answer a basic personal question such as "What is your mother's maiden name" or "What is your grandfather's middle name", as well as enter a one-time code from ...
How would it be possible that if my password was 123abc that my bank also accepts something like 123abc12? Isn't that an extreme security flaw? If the password was hashed and salted, wouldn't the ...
Why do some websites (especially banking sites) display more characters in the password field than were actually typed? This is sometimes apparent just after clicking the login button.
This question is inspired by an experience I had today with online banking, as follows. One year ago I opened an online deposit account. (Without naming the bank, I will say the company is currently a ...
I've gotten fed up with my bank and have made the decision to move all of my banking elsewhere. This is a rare occurrence for me and, I suspect, for other people as well. It represents an opportunity ...
I just received an email from my credit union saying they are redesigning their online banking service and that I will need to change my password by October 22 to conform to the new limit of 10 ...
My bank (it's Westpac, one of the big ones in Australia) has some strange restrictions on passwords. They're maximum 6 characters in length and it must contain only characters A-Z and digits 0-9, and ...
Internet banking login process for Westpac requires user to enter the password using the mouse. It's annoying, what's up with that? Is it just to try and stop keyloggers on public computers or is ...