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21 June 2007 | 9,561 views

AOL Has An Odd Password System

An interesting snippet from last month, AOL seems to have a strangely configued password system. Users can enter up to 16 characters as a password, but the system only reads the first 8 and discards the rest. They are basically truncating the password at 8 characters. A reader wrote in Friday with an interesting observation: [...]

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