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Security questions: still a very, very bad idea

I was recently asked to update my security questions at a reputable site. They wanted three of them, and I filled them out. Once I’d done so, I became somewhat uneasy. The reason is that the questions were all pre-sets, not questions that I chose myself. More worryingly, they either had answers that frequently change (favourite actor, movie, or band), have no correct answer (first pet), or (and to my mind worst of all) are easily researched (names of family members and friends).

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