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How Not to Verify Identity Through a Secret Question

Posted on 5/12/14 2:06 PM by Get Schooled in IT News, in secret questions, in security, in Tips & Tricks, in web design

A common way to verify users who have forgotten their password is to have them pick answers to "secret questions." If you're designing a website, you may want to avoid some of the common pitfalls found in secret question designs. Otherwise, you risk not only annoying your users, but also compromising their data.

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