Symbols in passwords – we all use the same ones without realising

Posted on Oct 31, 2015

Watching a TED talk recently, an analysis of of symbols in passwords revealed that the large majority of us choose the same symbol over and over again. The requirement to include a symbol in a password is meant to increase the strength and security of a users password. But if you’re pretty sure that someone will […]

Password recovery UX

Posted on Nov 20, 2013

Imagine this scenario: You’ve entered your password incorrectly several times. If you continue to enter the password unsuccessfully then your account will be blocked. If you don’t remember, or recover your password, then you’ll give up and never use the site again, or register for a new account unnecessarily. I remember Blackberry phones would show […]