November 27, 2000
Forget passwords, what about pictures?
Author: JT Smith
"We're drowning in passwords, and our brains are rebelling. Most of us have one of two strategies for remembering all these new strings of letters and numbers: use the exact same password across the board, or keep written reminders of the various secret phrases. Either way, the entire purpose of passwords -- security -- is undermined." ZDNet News reports on an effort to replace text passwords with visual images.