“username or password incorrect” is bullshit
Travis Jeffery

“Only the dumbest, laziest hacker is stopped by the “username or password is incorrect” sign in”

Which means it’s not total bullshit. If it stops that group, it has value. A lot of security attacks are lazy and automated, going for low hanging fruit and this best practice perhaps excludes you from being low hanging fruit.

I do agree with your solution for signing up, that’s a good idea to cover more ground.

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