Authentication using visual codes: what can go wrong
Posted on 18 December 2013.
Several password replacement schemes have been suggested that use a visual code to log in. However the visual code can often be relayed, which opens up a major vulnerability. Can anything be done, and what compromises need to be made to protect users?

Learn more in this PasswordsCon Bergen 2013 presentation by Chris Warrington, Pico project, University of Cambridge.






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Posted on 29 January 2015.  |  In 14 months there have been nearly 1200 US and a little over 900 non-US victims of BEC scams, and the total money loss reached nearly $215 million.


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