Photos as Passwords Foil Hackers

A password that uses images instead of numbers could give some people access to secure information on personal electronic devices or at ATMs within the next year.

The image authentication system uses a pair of digital images instead of a string of numbers to make logging in simple for the legitimate user, but difficult for impersonators. Discovery Channel :: News : Photos as Passwords Foil Hackers

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