Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can’t Protect Us Anymore

Wired: Your email. Your bank account. Your address and credit card number. Photos of your kids or, worse, of yourself, naked. The precise location where you’re sitting right now as you read these words. Since the dawn of the information age, we’ve bought into the idea that a password, so long as its elaborate enough, is an adequate means of protecting all this precious data. But in 2012 that’s a fallacy, a fantasy, an outdated sales pitch. And anyone who still mouths it is a sucker—or someone who takes you for one.

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gizmig2070d ago

If we can't protect anything with a unique and a complex password then we have to find out some more unique method to protect our credentials. But the questions is, what?