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Mitsubishi develops one-time password system

Engineers at Mitsubishi Electric Corp. have developed a one-time password system for use on mobile Internet services that is intended to answer the security concerns of corporate network managers about rolling out access to internal resources via cellular handsets. As penetration of mobile Internet services increases, companies are looking to make available internal resources such as databases or e-mail boxes to their workers on the road. A potential problem at present lies in the password, which is often nothing more than a handful of numbers and letters and can be easily glanced at by fellow passengers on crowded trains. The new Mitsubishi system, which was unveiled by the company last week and is still in the development stage, effectively scrambles the keys which need to be pressed in order to generate the password. Full Story

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