Security anti-patterns

Excellent post on how not to do security on a corporate website:

Curious, as always, I headed over to to take a look. A few cursory glances around showed perhaps there was a bit of an opportunity here – an education opportunity for developers who like to learn from anti-patterns, i.e. seeing how those who have gone before them have done it wrong. So let’s take a look at the many simple security errors Tesco have delivered and see how we would approach this differently when applying basic security principles.


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