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Submission + - Windows 8 Picture-Password Mechanism Still Flawed Claims Passcape->

hypnosec writes: The yet to be released Windows 8’s picture password and PIN authentication methods suffer from a "serious" flaw it has been revealed. Password recovery software maker, Passcape Software, has reported the problem on its blog and has asked users to be cautious while using the authentication mechanism when the operating system is released publicly later this month.
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Windows 8 Picture-Password Mechanism Still Flawed Claims Passcape

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Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions for scratch space after they are finished calling them?

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