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What is the most insecure way to log into Windows?

Apple, 16:13:37 07.11.2019 Rating: 0 #1

What is the most insecure way to log into Windows?  

Hi there.
What is the most insecure way to log into Windows?
Thanks
 
IvanO, 16:52:52 07.11.2019 Rating: 0 #2

RE: What is the most insecure way to log into Windows?  

In Windows 8/10 (including the upcoming 1909 update) the most insecure way to log into your Windows account is using a picture password. Once a picture password is set, Windows stores the current logon password in a way it can be easily decrypted to plaintext by any user who has access to the PC.
 
Apple, 17:54:01 07.11.2019 Rating: 0 #3

No Subject  

Hm, surprisingly
 
IvanO, 18:05:07 07.11.2019 Rating: 0 #4

RE: What is the most insecure way to log into Windows?  

We shall create a short article on it soon.
 
oliverzofia, 14:48:47 21.01.2020 Rating: 0 #5

Insecure way to log into Windows  

Picture password or face recognition system.
 
IvanO, 14:56:03 21.01.2020 Rating: 0 #6

RE: Insecure way to log into Windows  

A picture password is less secure due to some implementation flaws. At least up to Windows 10 1909.
 
Anonym, 15:20:00 06.01.2021 Rating: 0 #7

Predictable Pass  

Potential weakness: predictable passwords. I expect the primary weakness is likely to be that users choose a "picture password" that is guessable or predictable. If the user chooses a predictable set of locations/gestures, someone may be able to guess the "picture password".

Regards,
Caleb
 
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