Learn how your mint.com account could he hacked via a combination of wifi, mint.com’s password reset link, and simple social engineering. Understand what you can do to protect yourself.
So far the article Mint.com in 2010 – Is it Safe has received both positive and negative comments. I think that’s good. The goal is to provide an accurate, objective analysis of your security when using Mint.com. Below are some follow-up thoughts to comments I’ve seen so far. Please correct or comment where you see fit.
To date there have been security concerns and questions identified around mint.com. This article is an attempt to objectively research some of those concerns, separate fact from fiction, and make recommendations where appropriate. My initial answer to “is Mint.com safe” is both no and yes, depending on what you’re concerned about and what safe means to you.