Sorry your account is locked for 30 minutes
On 25/12/17 10:05, Martin wrote:
What's the point of locking your account for thirty minutes? Is it to stop a
bot trying to login to your account?
It's to avoid having to employ humans to handle account unlock requests,
whilst providing reasonable protection against password guessing
attacks, particular non-automated ones.
Traditionally, you would have been locked out permanently and you would
have had to contact a system administrator, to get back in.
I think 3 is the maximum number of tries with SIMs and chip an pin, as well