When brute force becomes useless!!!

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      cyber.spirit
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      Your Brain Waves Could Replace Passwords

      Researchers at Binghamton University have discovered that, with a this new technology, systems can identify a user based on the way user’s brain reacts to certain words. This means that instead of a password user could simply listen to a few words and Login!

      In “Brainprint,” a newly published study in academic journal Neurocomputing, researchers from Binghamton University observed the brain signals of 45 volunteers as they read a list of 75 acronyms, such as FBI and DVD. They recorded the brain’s reaction to each group of letters, focusing on the part of the brain associated with reading and recognizing words, and found that participants’ brains reacted differently to each acronym, enough that a computer system was able to identify each volunteer with 94 percent accuracy. The results suggest that brainwaves could be used by security systems to verify a person’s identity.

      If someone’s fingerprint is stolen, that person can’t just grow a new finger to replace the compromised fingerprint — the fingerprint for that person is compromised forever. Fingerprints are ‘non-cancellable.’ Brainprints, on the other hand, are potentially cancellable. So, in the unlikely event that attackers were actually able to steal a brainprint from an authorized user, the authorized user could then ‘reset’ their brainprint,

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      UNIX
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    • #54207
      cyber.spirit
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      @UNIX wrote:

      Source..

      http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-06/bu-brt060215.php

      Yeah but this is one of four sources!!

    • #54208
      UNIX
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      Then why not include them?

    • #54209
      cyber.spirit
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      We’ll if you go to my other posts, you’ll see reference but in this case i forgot the links sorry.

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