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What the Dell? Customer passwords reset after miscreants break into Big Mike's IT emporium

R Valentine

Dell weakened security

Unfortunately, Dell changed the password parameters and provided incomplete instructions on the web page for changing passwords: special characters previously accepted are now rejected WITHOUT PROPER EXPLANATION — the page simply repeats the same incomplete instructions. Dell has also shortened the maximum length of passwords — a major security failing. It took me two days and three people to be able to get into my Dell Premiere Account.

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