gmail security is a joke

Scott Howard scott at
Tue May 26 20:10:08 UTC 2015

On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 12:28 PM, Aaron C. de Bruyn <aaron at>
> If they can e-mail you your existing password (*cough*Netgear*cough*),
> it means they are storing your credentials in the database
> un-encrypted.

No, it doesn't mean that at all.  It means they are storing it unhashed
which is probably what you mean.

It may well be that they are storing it unencrypted, but you can't outright
say that without extra knowledge.


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