Invalid Password: The Password, a History of Failure

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Dermot7, Nov 4, 2013.

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  1. Dermot7

    Dermot7 Registered Member

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    BBC Radio 4 programme, worth a listen if you can get it.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03g9dqg
     
  2. Gullible Jones

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    Not this again. What would we replace passwords with? Biometric IDs that can be spoofed or stolen? Passwords are awful, but every other option seems even more awful.
     
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    They aren't necessarily saying 'passwords are dead' in the programme, and give an example of how (in at least that instance) even e.g. facial-recognition can be easily fooled.
     
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