Fed up with passwords? Tech experts are seeking alternatives

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Description: Quietly, a movement is taking shape within the technology industry to finally kill off the traditional password. Source: The Globe and Mail Date: April 9, 2014 For decades, researchers have worked on other means of authenticating users. But it’s only recently that the technology industry has started seriously considering alternatives to the text password. Read the full… Read more »

Young, in Love and Sharing Everything, Including a Password

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Description: It has become fashionable for young people to express their affection for each other by sharing their passwords to e-mail, Facebook and other accounts. Source: nytimes .com Date: Jan 17, 2012 “It’s a sign of trust,” Tiffany Carandang, a high school senior in San Francisco, said of the decision she and her boyfriend made… Read more »