Intelligent Environments, a British company, has launched an alternative emoji the traditional PIN code of four digits used to access online banking. The company claims that this service by Emoji code passwords are safer because there are more possible combinations of these graphic elements emojis that these numbers between 0-10.
As reported by the BBC , some digital banks have already expressed interest in the idea.
Experts agree that the vast majority of users, specifically memory, are easier to remember images that random numbers .
David Webber, CEO of Intelligent Environments, said this system passwords using emojis was designed to lure users including between 15 and 25 years old. ” Why can not financial services be fun is innovative ” says, “is just another way to sign.”
Webber added that his company had not patented the idea. ” I do not think it patentable . But we do believe that we are the first to have thought of it, ” he told the BBC.
The cybersecurity expert Alan Woodward said that the use of patterns and images in passwords was already used by some companies as a useful reminder complex sequences of numbers and letters option. “I think this system is very interesting and valuable step forward. “