Reply to post: Re: Banks - Can't live with them / Can't live without them

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Re: Banks - Can't live with them / Can't live without them

First Direct dont recognise the difference between capitals and small letters in user names; greatly increasing the chances someone will be able to brute force the first security layer; and the same password "x" letter combos seem to be used for hours at a time, giving hackers plenty of time to try and gain access. I once had "1st, 2nd and last" as the prompt for several days.

Kind of reminds me of the near ATM apocalypse of the 1980's/90's; where only 3 pin numbers were being issued to all customers, and you had 3 chances to enter the PIN number............

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