A new stab at password protection

Tuesday, 26 July 2005, 12:08 PM EST

The increase in identity theft has prompted two Stanford University professors to develop software that protects computer passwords from internet thieves.

John Mitchell and Dan Boneh will unveil Pwdhash, software that scrambles passwords typed into websites, then creates a unique sign-on for each site visited, at the Usenix Security Symposium in Baltimore next week.

At Wired.

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