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Advice for the ocPortal master password

Posted 15 September 2016, 5:00 AM

A security researcher has contacted us to make us aware of some weaknesses in the design of our master password system.

There is no vulnerability here per se, however he/she raises some valid concerns. Essentially it boils down to us not forcing users to choose strong passwords and a lack of strong defences for brute force password guessing attempts. We can improve on what we do, and we want to provide additional advice to our…

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