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Email notification upon password change #673

jholdstock opened this issue Jan 22, 2019 · 1 comment · Fixed by #680

Email notification upon password change #673

jholdstock opened this issue Jan 22, 2019 · 1 comment · Fixed by #680


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@jholdstock jholdstock commented Jan 22, 2019

An email notification should be sent when the password on an account is changed.

One example for why this is important - presently somebody may leave their account logged in on an unattended machine with their password saved in their browser auto-complete. A malicious actor could change the password on the account without the account holder being aware that their account has been compromised.

Sending a notification upon password change is a standard security practice implemented by many websites - it does not prevent this scenario, but it does at least inform the account holder that their account is compromised.

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@thi4go thi4go commented Jan 22, 2019

I'll work on this!

vibros68 pushed a commit to vibros68/politeia that referenced this issue Aug 17, 2021
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* removed broken methods

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* fixed errors

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