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El Reg assesses crypto of UK banks: Who gets to wear the dunce cap?

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> What happened to Nationwide?

They may have a weak score but they do at least use 2FA [*] rather than "please enter the 2nd, 7th and 19th characters of your password".

[*] Although I'm now awaiting the revelation that the calculator-like gadget that reads your debit card and generates a one-time code, simply XORs your PIN with the card number so any MITM now knows your card PIN. :-(

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