Google acquires 'sounds for passwords' startup SlickLogin

Himanshu Arora

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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

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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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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

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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.