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Passwords and the iPhone

Ever since I started using an iPhone, entering passwords has been a major annoyance. Since the built-in browser has no option for remembering passwords, I have to re-enter every single password for every website I use way too often.

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Cisco “improves” website security

Cisco has just “enhanced” the security of their website by forcing you to enter two secret questions and answers when you register for an account. To quote Bruce Schneier: It’s a great idea from a customer service perspective — a user is less likely to forget his first pet’s name than some random password — […]

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