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Friday, July 3, 2015

Passwords for Computer Seurity

How to Kill the Password: Don't Ask for One

Medium is the latest to put ye olde password in the crosshairs

David Nield | July 1, 2015

Streamlined blogging platform Medium rolled out a new login process Monday that throws the trusty old password out the window. Instead, you simply enter an email address or phone number, and a temporary login link lands in your inbox or phone—just like password reset or account verification links used by sites when you first sign up.

<more at; related link: (Selfies Could Replace Passwords To Pay Online; MasterCard trials a new way of paying on mobile, saying that people have "too many passwords to remember")>

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