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