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1 week ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Publishing by aiTech Trend

Hitoshi Kokumai · https://aitechtrend.com/quantum-computing-and-password-authentication/ · My latest article titled ‘Quantum Computing and Password Authentication’ was published by NY-based aiTech Trend. · https://aitechtrend.com/ · Below is the gist. · -Quantum computing, however powerful, canno ...

1 week ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Nonpredictable Passwords Carried Around on Memo

Hitoshi Kokumai · I got interested in this article -on the password problem · “Tech Q&A” · https://www.unionleader.com/nh/lifestyles/tech-q-a-safeguarding-against-password-hackers/article_16d3629e-b5ba-550b-b2ac-6070403f61a4.html · Their answer is “The best defense against brute force and dictio ...

1 week ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Serious Funny Reality

Hitoshi Kokumai · I take up this new report today - “Researchers Defeated Advanced Facial Recognition Tech Using Makeup” https://www.vice.com/en/article/k78v9m/researchers-defeated-advanced-facial-recognition-tech-using-makeup · The report says “The experiment saw 100 percent success in the digita ...

3 weeks ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Leak-resistant Secret Credentials

Hitoshi Kokumai · Today's topic is “Microsoft Exchange Autodiscover protocol found leaking hundreds of thousands of credentials” · https://www.theregister.com/2021/09/22/microsoft_exchange_autodiscover_protocol_found/ · It appears to be next to impossible for any talented servicers to locate all ...

1 month ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Advantage of Biometrics Security to Criminals

Hitoshi Kokumai · Taken up today is this TechRepublic report on voice print as a new password - https://www.techrepublic.com/article/your-voiceprint-could-be-your-new-password-as-companies-look-to-increase-security-for-remote-workers/ · Instead of “Your voiceprint could be your new password as com ...

1 month ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Threat Bigger than Quantum Computer

Hitoshi Kokumai · We today take up this report “NSA: We 'don't know when or even if' a quantum computer will ever be able to break today's public-key encryption” · https://www.theregister.com/2021/09/01/nsa_quantum_computing_faq/ · Conclusion of this report: · “In a world where users will divulge ...

1 month ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

What these 2 graphs tell us about biometrics

Hitoshi Kokumai · Biometrics is 'probabilistic' by nature since it measures unpredictably variable body features of living animals in ever changing environments. · A graph below shows the False Acceptance Rates (FAR) and False Rejection Rates (FRR) of two biometrics products - one relatively more ...

1 month ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

THANKS TO or IN SPITE OF

Hitoshi Kokumai · Observation 1: “Voice ID technology is dramatically cutting fraud in banking”, as claimed in this article. https://www.thinkdigitalpartners.com/news/2021/08/18/biometrics-finding-its-voice/ · Observation 2: Biometrics brings down identity security, as examined in this post – “Ste ...

2 months ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

My Face is Your Face and also Their Faces, isn’t it?

Hitoshi Kokumai · Today’s topic is this intriguing report - “'Master Face': Researchers Say They've Found a Wildly Successful Bypass for Face Recognition Tech” https://gizmodo.com/master-face-researchers-say-theyve-found-a-wildly-succ-1847420710 · It reads “computer scientists at Tel Aviv Universi ...

2 months ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

So, what should we do when we see a correct user falsely rejected?

Hitoshi Kokumai · Today's topic is this report “Thales launches payment card with onboard fingerprint scanner” · https://www.theregister.com/2021/07/22/thales_fingerprint_payment/ · Is the user expected to give up the payment opportunity altogether or is expected to feed the default password as a ...

2 months ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

What is driving those people to keep spreading the biometrics misinformation

Hitoshi Kokumai · In the wake of a recent post - “Step-by-Step Analysis of Why and How Biometrics Brings Down Security” · this question had to be raised. · “Play dumb on logic. Otherwise, we would lose the billions and billions of dollars’ worth vested interests.” · Perhaps what is driving them i ...

3 months ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Step-by-Step Analysis of Why and How Biometrics Brings Down Security

Hitoshi Kokumai · This is a follow-up of my earlier post – “Reality that so many security experts opt to not speak”  · Biometrics is probabilistic; it measures unpredictably variable body features of living animals in ever changing environments.Therefore, biometrics does not escape the trade-off b ...

3 months ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Reality that so many security experts opt to not speak

Hitoshi Kokumai · “Touch ID and Face ID: Real biometrics or not?” https://www.biometricupdate.com/202107/touch-id-and-face-id-real-biometrics-or-not · Reading reports like the above, probably not a few people would react quickly and critically, mentioning the absence of cancellability of our body ...

3 months ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Illusory truth effect of passwordless authentication

Hitoshi Kokumai ·   · "The more misinformation is repeated, the more likely you are to think that it is true." - I found this remark in this BBC report -  https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20210629-south-americas-bitter-divide-over-a-toxic-covid-cure · Its title quickly drove me to come up with t ...

3 months ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

The first SANE report on passwordless hype

Hitoshi Kokumai ·   · Yesterday I posted this comment - "Remove the army and we will have a stronger national defense"  · I have now found this report, which is probably the first SANE article that I have ever come across on tech media about passwordless authentication - “Don't believe the passwor ...

3 months ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Remove the army and we will have a stronger national defense

Hitoshi Kokumai ·   · Many media reporters are touting ‘passwordless’ authentication as found in this article “Going Passwordless: What Are the Benefits For Your Business?” https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/opinions/passwordless-benefits-for-your/ · “The army is so vulnerable to air attack. Wh ...

3 months ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Torturous login is history

Hitoshi Kokumai · The login can now be joyful, healing and heartening with Expanded Password System that enables us to use our pleasant episodic image memory that had been acquired decades ago and solidly inscribed deep in our brain. · Images of toys, dolls, dogs and cats, for example, that our ch ...

3 months ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Bring a healthy second life to your legacy password system

Hitoshi Kokumai ·   · Decades-old conventional text password systems would be able to enjoy a healthy second life where our EPS-enabled password regeneration module becomes readily available. · Click the link for more – “Text Password System to Stay As-Is with Expanded Password System”  · Try and ...

3 months ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

‘Manual Attack’ as against ‘Automated Attack’

Hitoshi Kokumai · I was recently challenged with this question – “Selection of several images on a matrix of 36 images, for instance, would only give the level of mathematical strength that a long PIN provides. Is it any better than using long PINs?” ·   · Our answer is “We could consider the thre ...

3 months ago
Hitoshi Kokumai

Enjoy a comfortable sense of security; a false one, though

Hitoshi Kokumai ·   · “Apple to let you sign up for services with Face/Touch ID instead of passwords” https://mashable.com/article/apple-passkeys/? · It reads "In a WWDC developer session titled "Move beyond passwords," Apple engineer Garret Davidson shows a new feature, allowing users to sign up ...

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