[WEB SECURITY] Jakob Nielsen's Stop Password Masking

Bil Corry bil at corry.biz
Thu Jul 9 01:09:16 EDT 2009

Michael McDonnell wrote on 6/25/2009 9:53 AM: 
> Rather than calling for the abandonment of masking, Nielsen (whose has
> earned the respect that his voice carries) should be calling for
> alternate input methods that are resilient in the face of surveillence
> and afford higher usability.

Anyone know more about this technology?

After a 15-second calibration period in which the software learns the viewer's gaze patterns, anyone looking over that user's shoulder sees dummy text that randomly and constantly changes. 


- Bil

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