How to change your picture if you are using PixelPin authentication on the website.

Posted by Ana-Maria Lupu on 22-Aug-2018 13:37:00

If you want to change your authentication picture, you need to manage your account directly from PixelPin website.

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Topics: authentication, online authentication

Are alpha-numeric passwords outdated yet?

Posted by Ana-Maria Lupu on 07-Aug-2018 14:09:00

Recently, in its blog, Twitter has confessed that it has been keeping is users’ stored passwords as “unmasked in an internal log”. This simply means that the users’ passwords were visible and easily readable. Twitter cyber security specialists identified and solved the problem themselves and afterwards asked millions of its users to change their passwords. They did not, however, specify the number of accounts that got under risk; news company Reuters says that more than 330 million users received messages asking them to change passwords. Although the company ensures that none of the accounts were breached or even attempted to be breached, this accident shows a massive lack of control over data security in the company, damaging its reputation.

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Topics: authentication, online authentication

Are alpha-numeric passwords outdated yet?

Posted by Ana-Maria Lupu on 07-Aug-2018 11:06:00

Recently, in its blog, Twitter has confessed that it has been keeping is users’ stored passwords as “unmasked in an internal log”. This simply means that the users’ passwords were visible and easily readable. Twitter cyber security specialists identified and solved the problem themselves and afterwards asked millions of its users to change their passwords. They did not, however, specify the number of accounts that got under risk; news company Reuters says that more than 330 million users received messages asking them to change passwords. Although the company ensures that none of the accounts were breached or even attempted to be breached, this accident shows a massive lack of control over data security in the company, damaging its reputation.

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Topics: Insider, cybersecurity, privacy, authentication, online authentication, password, passwords, cyber security, security, picture

Did you know that people with dyslexia struggle to reproduce their passwords?

Posted by Ana-Maria Lupu on 27-Jun-2018 10:58:00

Find out how PixelPin can ease the process of authentication for people with dyslexia.

 

We at PixelPin have been always thinking about how people with different disabilities, disorders or memory issues might find it difficult to remember and reproduce alpha-numerical passwords. We have gone deeper into research to understand how PixelPin could help people with dyslexia with its colourful and personal authentication solution. The research has provided us with information about what strategies these people use and how they struggle to remember and reproduce passwords.

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Topics: authentication, picture authentication

Social Media logins vs PixelPin: data that social media take and use, risks associated with that and why you should try PixelPin today.

Posted by Ana-Maria Lupu on 19-Jun-2018 14:59:00
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Topics: authentication, online authentication

CashmireApp: newly launched Fashion Platform integrates PixelPin

Posted by Ana-Maria Lupu on 14-Jun-2018 11:32:00

CashmereApp is a brand new smart savings platform, which was built to help users save towards luxury fashion goods, the guilt-free way. Ensuring maximum security and peace of mind for their customers, Cashmere have integrated cutting edge authentication solution PixelPin for safer and simpler login.

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Topics: authentication, online authentication, retail

How to choose your picture and passpoints for a secure and comfortable login

Posted by Ana-Maria Lupu on 29-May-2018 13:40:00

We at PixelPin have always been concerned about how to educate our users to pick not very obvious pictures and choose points that they would remember. The problem has come into being when we reviewed the statistics in our system and realised that some of our users tend to forget their passpoints and need to reset their PixelPin, which is, obviously, very annoying if it happens too frequently.

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Topics: authentication, online authentication

Taiwan’s entertainment ticketing company, tixCraft, integrates PixelPin

Posted by Ana-Maria Lupu on 11-Jan-2018 11:13:00

tixCraft, one of the largest ticketing distribution companies in Taiwan is using PixelPin in competition with social logins.

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Topics: authentication, online authentication

A picture is worth a thousand.... passwords

PixelPin replaces passwords with pictures to create a delightfully simple, personal, and more secure way for people to log in to the websites and apps they use in their daily lives.

Logging in with PixelPin couldn’t be simpler:

- Enter your email address

- Select the secret points you previously specified

- You’re logged in!

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