USB ‘Key’ Remembers Every Computer Password
The 'Aladdin Key' stores and generates all your passwords so users don't even have to type them in.
Created by Alvin Chang, an independent IT consultant, the Aladdin is a USB keyboard that stores all of your passwords. The idea was inspired by the leaking of 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords last June. Now, this Indiegogo project is trying to improve the current situation of people using simple or identical passwords everywhere by removing the need to memorize passwords. The Aladdin works by generating and remembering a set of alpha-numeric random passwords, each unique to a specific account from your email to Facebook. Once plugged into your computer, it can instantly type in your passwords so you don’t have to.
Aladdin works with Windows, Mac, Linux as well as smartphones and tablets that accept USB keyboards. It is currently looking for funds on Indiegogo to begin programming and manufacturing. Check out the video below for a demo of this password key.