[jdev] [Fwd: Alertbox: Stop Password Masking]

Jonathan Dickinson jonathan.dickinson at k2.com
Thu Jun 25 01:50:46 CDT 2009

> From: jdev-bounces at jabber.org [mailto:jdev-bounces at jabber.org] On Behalf Of David Conradie
> Sent: 25 June 2009 08:38 AM
> To: jdev at jabber.org
> Subject: Re: [jdev] [Fwd: Alertbox: Stop Password Masking]
> > What about my co-worker peering over my shoulder while I type in my
> > password?
> That's a physical security attack and can be dealt with accordingly.
> Yep, by physically attacking the co-worker.

Do what Microsoft has been doing since Vista; provide a checkbox so that you can flip the functionality. They don't do it in all places, but it is really appreciated especially on the WLan connection wizard.

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