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New password twice in one week

Discussion in 'Forum Suggestions & Feedback' started by udt89, Oct 23, 2013.

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  1. udt89

    udt89 Regular Member

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    The site made me change my password twice. Once bc it was 43 days old and today again bc it was 2 days old.

    This normal?
     
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    lakim0 BANNED BANNED

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    wtf?
     
  3. OldSalt

    OldSalt Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It's been done as a security measure. mods and admins are very aware of it - and if we weren't the 43 messages about it before this one would have brought it to our attention.

    OS
     
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    same here friends, i just opened BHW and it showed the same message. :(
     
  5. oliva999

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    Yes, the same, 2 days old password should be changed???
     
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    I had to change it so i am in that is what counts
     
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    In other words security on BHW sucks. Or BHW has become a target by
    a rogue group of genius hackers for some apparent reason.

    At this point I would prefer that someones breaks into my account
    rather than change my password every other day.

    I keep changing my password back and forth between the 2 same passwords
    over and over. There is no way I'm going to create a new password everytime
    and save it if I'm just gonna have to change it a couple days from now. So
    thats not exactly helping security if you ask me. You can ask me to change my
    password 50 times but I'm still using the same 2 passwords over and over.

    Maybe you can require that people have longer passwords?

    Or give them an option not to change their PW? With a small disclaimer?

    I don't know. I understand you guys are working on it but the current solution
    doesn't seem like much of a solution at all.

    -SB
     
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    Change password every 2 days seems a little extreme.
     
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    This also happened to me... twice..
     
  11. HerpDerpSlerp

    HerpDerpSlerp Power Member

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    Where is your multi million page view a month community running on a few dedicated boxes showing up as page 1 in SERPS for multiple keywords using a readily available paid for source code that helps thousands of members make a living on a daily basis? Oh right you don't have one. If you even attempted to run a site of this magnitude you probably couldn't even get passed a http request
     
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    I should imagine that BHW is under constant attack, from various places for various reasons.
    It is clear there has been some kind of problem and it appears Admin are trying to deal with it.
    Better to have the hassle of changing your password more often recently, than trying to login and finding your account has been hijacked.
     
  13. mikie46

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    Getting old fellas getting old.
     
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    It's a non issue guys - use a secure password and you won't be asked to change it as often.
     
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