Security breakthrough kills 'evil twins'

Monday, 21 February 2005, 5:07 PM EST

Two US academics have promised to dramatically boost wireless networking security using a revolutionary identity authentication system.

Unveiled at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the 'delayed password disclosure protocol' was created by Markus Jakobsson and Steve Myers of Indiana University.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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