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Cryptography guru Bruce Schneier called for more creative thinking and a broader perspective as a means to tackle security problems. For example, the music industry, faced with an explosion in online file-sharing, hired security pros to develop anti-piracy measures, such as digital rights management technology. But these …

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WTF? Seriously?

He really thinks online criminals will care?

Instead if a crim knows where you live (if your banking has 'change my details' such as name & address, then they would also be able to identify you coming out of your house.

Epic Fail.

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Re: WTF? Seriously?

Indeed. Because muggers always try not to look at the faces of those they mug, for fear of a crippling wave of remorse and guilt afflicting them.

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OTOH

If you were silly enough to click on a phishing link, the absence of your photo, or the wrong photo might give you a clue...

At least until the phishing scams start inviting you to confirm your photo....

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Re: OTOH

but I already have a picture of a random object on mine and a phrase... and if either is missing I'm being done, and that's between the account and password pages...

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Re: OTOH

If it's between the account and password pages, then what is stopping the crims from finding out what your picture & phrase are?

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