Tuesday, March 31, 2020

A message to web developers

from here and here (image source one and two)

Plain text passwords have been way, way too common on websites over the years. No doubt the thing that made it so common is that login pages are so boring and easy to underestimate that developers don't spend the time to learn how to do them properly. That really hasn't changed which is why plain text passwords are still too common (as Plain Text Offenders handily demonstrates).