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The end of the password? (again)

Using a password has traditionally been the easiest way to authenticate a user to a system. Users are more and more educated in taking their responsibility in working with passwords, like changing it often enough, choosing a non dictionary word, using different passwords for different accounts, etc. But, according to a new article, all is lost...

The internet trend of social and sharing extends to passwords. An article from New York Times tells us how the next generation of internet users, teenagers, are sharing passwords to their Facebook- and other accounts with their boyfriends and girlfriends, as a token of showing there is nothing secret in their relationship, meaning "I've got nothing to hide"...