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Mozilla's BrowserID Seeks to Ease Authentication Woes

Ever find yourself juggling so many passwords that you can't keep track of them, or compromising the security of your sign-ins by using the same log-in information across multiple sites? If so, you're not alone, and Mozilla is experimenting with a new way to attack these and other sign-in and authentication woes. The company has developed a new method for signing into web sites that leverages Verified Email Protocol, taking advantage of public-key cryptography and a user's email address for authentication.

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