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Overheard: Keystroke dynamics in two-factor authentication



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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Programming
Software development
jason_striegel.jpg Nathan Harrington amended the GNOME Desktop Manager to include keystroke dynamics in the user verification process. When the user enters their username, the timings between key press events are measured and compared against a stored pattern.

Jason Striegel, Add keystroke user verification to Gnome

I think Nathan Harrington has one of the coolest jobs of anyone I know. He’s always putting something new out for people to tinker with.

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