Testing for Weak lock out mechanism (OTG-AUTHN-003)
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..here: we describe in "natural language" what we want to test.
Note that this test should cover all aspects of authentication where lock out mechanisms would be appropriate, e.g. when the user is presented with security questions during forgotten password mechanisms (see Testing for Weak security question/answer (OTG-AUTHN-008)).
Description of the Issue
...here: Short Description of the Issue: Topic and Explanation
Black Box testing and example
Testing for Topic X vulnerabilities: