AU: Online share trader CommSec vulnerable to hackers

Nick Higginbottom and Stephen McMahon of Herald Sun report on how weak passwords just won’t cut it:

Security at the nation’s biggest online trader has been exposed as wide open to attack by computer hackers.

Security flaws at CommSec potentially endangered accounts containing billions of dollars of mum-and-dad investors’ money.

After a Herald Sun investigation, CommSec’s 1.7 million customers have been strongly urged to change their passwords.


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