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Mon Dec 28 12:21:04 PST 2020
On Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 3:19 PM Karl Semich <0xloem at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 3:01 PM coderman <coderman at protonmail.com> wrote:
> > when thinking of usability of security features, i always wonder about diminished mental states - how do you handle authentication when the mind is unstable?
> > (biometrics work, but they cannot be the whole piece. e.g. scanning a dead finger...)
> I've handled this a lot and physical objects and password storage
> software is helpful.
people also develop really personalised phrases or experiences. like
the woman experiencing visions of murdering her children might never
forget a password that said "I don't want to kill my kids."
> Re: biometrics, crazy people have specific muscle motion patterns they
> settle into that you might be able to profile in combination with
> something else. of course non-crazy people have this too.
> (psychosis is scary. it causes slow well-documented brain damage.
> the antipsychotics cause a different kind of brain damage, kind of a
> pick-your-situation thing except where you have to pick one of the
> antipsychotics. they don't like to talk about those things.)
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