Researchers at UCLA have discovered that brain waves can be used to identify and authenticate individuals.
A new way to securely log into your computer has been discovered using brain wave patterns based on simply thinking of specific things.
The company has banned obscenity in its passwords, though no one seems to have any idea as to why.
A man reads a comic then writes a program based on it.
Google's security team thinks it's time the password is replaced with something better, like a hardware-based authenticator.
The amount of different future password methods seems to be growing at an exponential rate, but this is easily one of my favorites. I think mostly because it requires me to do nothing but look. This method traces your eye movements and uses them as a password.
As anyone who ever played Guitar Hero knows, you might be able to play "Sweet Child of Mine" with your eyes closed, but that doesn't mean you can tell someone the exact sequence of buttons and colors to push. It's ingrained in your subconscious memory.
Though the Pentagon is attempting to do away with traditional passwords, the rest of us are probably stuck with them for a while. That being the case, who wants to expend all of their brainpower thinking up new passwords? If your answer is, "not me," then go ahead and let Moclay do it for you.
You know you have a unique fingerprint. You know you have a unique handwriting style. You probably don't know you have a unique typing style. And the Pentagon wants to use that in place of a password. Maybe Tyler Durden was wrong: you might be a unique snowflake after all.
Did I just hear a sigh of relief from some of you or was that just me? One day soon the unique pattern of your heart's beat could act as the password that unlocks your hard drive just by touching your keyboard.