Gates Scholar’s research suggests on-line security questions are too easy

  • March 10, 2010

Joseph Bonneau (2008) - Gates Scholar, Chair of the Scholars' Council and PhD student at the University's Computer Lab - has been undertaking research with his colleagues which has found that hackers can successfully access one in 80 accounts...

Joe BonneauJoseph Bonneau (2008) – Gates Scholar, Chair of the Scholars’ Council and PhD student at the University’s Computer Lab – has been undertaking research with his colleagues which has found that hackers can successfully access one in 80 accounts if given three attempts to provide answers, such as the maiden name of the web user.

Joe’s research has been featured in a range of media, including: the BBC, PC Advisor, Tech World, DNA, CIO and Network World.

 

 

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