New Authentication Scheme Combats Keyloggers, Shoulder-Hacking
Posted by Ryan Berens   
Latest News Security is always evolving and every day there's some new way to combat threats. This 'undercover' system, as it is being called seems like it an interesting step in a new direction - especially since it can help protect against people snooping over your shoulder! Researchers have built a prototype authentication technique that could ultimately reduce the risk of attackers hacking users' credentials via a keylogger or spyware.

The so-called Undercover system, which was built by Carnegie Mellon University faculty members and students approaches authentication differently: It hides the authentication challenges rather than the user's input or password during the authentication process.

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