1 xor 1 = 0 | How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to an Epic Hacking

Password-based security mechanisms —which can be cracked, reset, and socially engineered— no longer suffice in the era of cloud computing.

The very four digits that Amazon considers unimportant enough to display in the clear on the Web are precisely the same ones that Apple considers secure enough to perform identity verification.‪

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/08/apple-amazon-mat-honan-hacking/

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