New security solution may be inaccessible

A new password security utility hides what the user enters with an on-screen keyboard that redraws itself too frequently for “keylogging” programs to grab.  But there are 2 problems: the on-screen keyboard flashes in a way that might cause seizures, and there seems to be no keyboard alternative, excluding most blind and some dexterity impaired users.  Both of these features would currently fail Section 508, the regulations for federal ICT procurement.

As with biometrics, security and accessibility collide here.

Keyloggers beaten by new crypto utility | InfoWorld | News | 2008-09-15 | By John E. Dunn, Techworld

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