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Log In to Your Phone with a Finger-Drawn Doodle Instead of a Password

Drawing passwords

Free-form passwords you draw with your fingers can be faster than typing passwords and as easy to remember, say researchers at Rutgers University and Aalto University.

Credit: Yulong Yang, Rutgers University and Cloud Castle

Rather than painstakingly typing in passwords on your smartphone, you may eventually just swipe a shape or other pattern on its display to authenticate yourself for everything from mobile banking to shopping.

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