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Unformatted text preview: recalling a forgotten password is an image displayed to a user, the user is then required to perform a sequence of action using the images provided, the sequence performed by the user is then compared to a initial arrangement of actions. If the sequences match up accordingly, the user will obtain access. (Goldstein, R. J. 2000). There are other forms of protection that are required to protect the computer’s information. There is a device and method that is used to prevent access to data directly from the hard drive where the initial first password is stored. The second password is provided from the system in order to retrieve the first password that derives from the hard drive. A comparison of both the passwords is made through the use of a processor within the hard drive to attempt to match them up. If they are not perfectly in...
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