It happened again – someone tweeted me about a negative security experience and I just had to take a look:
C’mon, really? This can’t be for real. But a little more investigating and here we are:
This is bad (for reasons I’ll discuss shortly), but it’s far from isolated:
EE is over in the UK and they’re “the new network for your digital life” who brings you “4G and Fibre Broadband”. A quick look at All My Tweets and it seems that requesting passwords through Twitter is a standard operating procedure. So what’s wrong with all this? Let’s count the ways.