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dlynster
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Joined: 21 December 2005
Location: United States
Posts: 7
Posted: 21 December 2005 at 9:26am  

Please correct your forum software to NEVER send a password in clear text unless specifically requested, and then send a randomly generated one.

I now have to go and change my password on 12 other forums, since your system exposed my password in a welcome message.



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Lexey
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Joined: 15 August 2002
Location: Russian Federation
Posts: 8119
Posted: 22 December 2005 at 2:12pm  

That is not OUR software, so we will not modity it. We are going to replace it with other forum in a future. For now I could only recommend you not to use sensitive password on public forums.

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cctran
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Joined: 03 November 2005
Posts: 14
Posted: 24 December 2005 at 6:06am  

i like this forum software, its easy to use, i actually post on this forum because i can just post a reply on the same page as im reading the thread unlike other forum software.  i dont use sensitive passwords for general forums like this one so its great that i get an email with my email/password so that i can retrieve it down the road from outlook easily. 



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