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A secret word or string of characters that is used for authentication, to prove identity or gain access to a resource.

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I recently wrote about designing for security fatigue that addresses this question somewhat. Shouldn't we [...] let them choose their level of security? Emphatically no. As the site owner/desig …
answered Feb 4 '14 by edeverett
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Jakob Nielsen suggested it in 2009 (http://www.nngroup.com/articles/stop-password-masking/), and Luke W concurs (http://www.lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1653), but are there any real-world implementations … of such "visible password" fields? Do you have examples or real-word experience of websites that show the password in plain text by default on registration or sign-in forms? What are the issues? (apart from the obvious of someone looking over your shoulder with a note pad) …
asked Oct 11 '13 by edeverett