Windows 8 picture password is 'Fisher-Price toy' says father of 2-factor authentication

    Date23 Dec 2011
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The Windows 8 feature that logs users in if they touch certain points in a photo in the right order might be fun, but it's not very good security, according to the inventor of RSA's SecurID token. "I think it's cute," says Kenneth Weiss, who now runs a three-factor authentication business called Universal Secure Registry. "I don't think it's serious security."
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