Mice sign on the dotted line

Tuesday, 2 September 2003, 4:29 AM EST

Scientists have found a way for people to sign their name online using a mouse instead of a pen.

The security system uses smart software trained to recognise the way that someone uses a mouse to write out their name or another identifying symbol.

The system could be used to verify that people using a website are who they claim to be or provide another level of checking when people use credit cards online.

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