Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday December 23, 2011

Windows 8 Picture Password is 'Fisher-Price Toy'

It would seem that not everyone is impressed with the picture password feature in Windows 8. The inventor of RSA's SecurID token actually said the new feature is like a "Fisher-Price toy." It would be funny to see Microsoft challenge him to defeat it. wink

"I don't think it's serious security." All in all, "It's more like a Fisher-Price toy than a serious choice for secure computer access," he says. Still, it's better than nothing, he says, and it is raising awareness of login security.