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New login system, finally!

We've finally finished a several month long project today by reworking the back end of Metafilter to bring site security practices up to date. The new login system we were testing yesterday is now live for everyone. And you can even change your password now, after 8 years of everyone asking! [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Nov 29, 2007 - 76 comments

I didn't request my password?

I got a "Your MetaFilter password request" e-mail but I didn't request my password? [more inside]
posted by zaphod on Sep 13, 2007 - 27 comments

What exactly is it that just happened to Blogger?

What exactly is it that just happened to Blogger? I saw hints that there had been some sort of security breach, and now everything is inaccessible. (And the Blogspot server is outright offline as I write this.) There was some sort of password break?
posted by Steven Den Beste on Dec 26, 2001 - 38 comments

the comment submit box has my user password stored as clear text

I was looking at the source in the Auto-close Open Tags thread, and I noticed that the comment submit box has my user password stored as clear text. It's not like MeTa/MeFi need to be highly secure, but I'm wondering if there is a better way to handle that.
posted by willnot on Nov 4, 2001 - 9 comments

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