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This technique was supposed to replace passwords. Turns out it’s surprisingly easy to hack

15 Jul 2020

Stick to your four- or six-digit PIN.

Passwords suck, which is why so many of us dream of a world where we don’t have them at all. But remembering names and numbers does hold some advantages over newfangled alternatives. According to new research (PDF) out of New Jersey Institute of Technology, the George Washington University, and Ruhr University Bochum, a popular password alternative prized by LG is both more hackable and easier to forget than previously thought.


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