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Squiggly lines: The future of smartphone security?

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Mar 10, 2016.

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    If PINs, passwords and biometrics just aren't making you feel secure about your smartphone contents, researchers at Rutgers University might have a new alternative: free-form gestures.

    They've conducted a study of such doodling for smartphone security in the field (initially with Android phones...sorry iPhone fans) and will formally publish this paper on "Free-Form Gesture Authentication in the Wild" in May. The system, which involved installing software on study participants'phones, enabled users to doodle using any number of fingers.

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