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Over a year after vice president candidate Sarah Palin's email account was hacked due to a poor security question the question is still being used by popular wireless provider AT&T:

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This is the exact same question the hacker used the hack Sarah Palin's account:

"...the Palin hack didn’t require any real skill. Instead, the hacker simply reset Palin’s password using her birthdate, ZIP code and information about where she met her spouse — the security question on her Yahoo account, which was answered (Wasilla High) by a simple Google search."

 It's unbelieveable that any company with a slight bit interest in security would still be using a question that has received so much bad press on a national scale.  Maybe someone at AT&T needs to read my article.

Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 2:04 PM | Back to top

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