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A hacked Yahoo account is just the tip of the identity verification dilemma

A simple request from a reader to help recover their Yahoo account password because their account was hacked into and shut down ends up producing an interesting essay on the state of identification for remote servers, the challenges of using biometrics for identifying yourself, and the basic solution to ensuring that you never have to face the same problem this reader encountered:

    Recover your Yahoo Password

This sort of topic makes me more anxious about online banking, among other things, but read the article and draw your own conclusions.