Monday, August 24, 2015

Graphic keys Android users as predictable as trivial passwords –

A recent study by a graduate of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Martha Loge (Marte Loge), showed that many Android users use similar or the same graphical keys.


According to the study, users of Android graphical keys as predictable as trivial passwords such as 123456 or password. This theme was chosen for the thesis, in which she analyzed the graphical keys 4000 users of Android-devices and found that 77% of them are starting to draw a key from one of the four corners, while 44% – from the upper left. You’ve come to this group?


Most of the users use unlock pattern consisting of four segments, the least popular are the keys of the eight strokes. About 10% of respondents paint a letter, which begins with the names of their children and other relatives.


To those who want to safely protect your smartphone like a key author of the study offers a simple recommendation: use as many lines intersecting each other.


Source: Ars Technica


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