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Emoji passwords are coming

UK banking service Intelligent Environments is introducing extra security to PIN codes, letting users access online accounts using emojis. With 480 times more permutations than traditional four digit codes, an emoji system is certainly secure. But is it a simple gimmick, or will it catch on?

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