Google acquires 'sounds for passwords' startup SlickLogin

Himanshu Arora

TS Addict
Google has acquired SlickLogin, a small Israeli security startup that develops a unique, sound-based system for identity verification at websites. The "acqui-hiring deal", which means that the company's staff and knowledge will be integrated into the search giant, was confirmed...

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Skidmarksdeluxe

TS Evangelist
At least we know Google aren't semitic but why are they still referred to as the 'search giant?' Surely they should be referred to as 'world rulers' by now.
 
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Guest

Wouldn't this be susceptible to an audio-logger attack? User logs in to site by playing audio from phone. Audio-logger sends time sensitive audio to remote site which does a simultaneous login?
 

cliffordcooley

TS Redneck
Great now all someone has to do is listen and mimic/record, instead of watching/capturing there targets password. This seems a little easier to breach.