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Let your face be your password with this face recognition software

UPDATE 8:00 AM, May 7th: You asked for it, we are giving it to you... due to popular demand, KeyLemon has agreed to extend the offer through the weekend. This offer will now end at 11:59PM PDT on Sunday, May 8th.

Often in movies, we see a lot of bad guys breaking into someone else's computer to steal confidential information by somehow decoding the password. As much as we would like to believe that it will never happen to us, it can.

We all know how important security is these days, so for 24 hours only, we … Read more

Log in with your face

KeyLemon adds an extra layer of security to your computer log-in process by making your Webcam do all the heavy lifting. Instead of typing your password, KeyLemon 2.2 associates your face with your profile, and then regularly checks to make sure that the person sitting in front of the computer matches the image attached to that profile. If it doesn't think they match, the computer takes a photo via the Webcam and then automatically goes to hibernate.

The latest version of KeyLemon introduces a Firefox plug-in called LemonFox that lets users log in to three social-networking services using … Read more

Log in with your face

KeyLemon logs you in to your computer by using your face. More than just a glorified Webcam tool, it regularly checks to make sure that it really is you using the computer. The latest version of the app also comes with a neat Firefox plug-in called LemonFox, for added protection when logging into Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Once installed, the program's Wizard will walk you through creating a profile of your face, and link it to your computer's log-in. From there, KeyLemon defaults to checking the Webcam every 10 seconds, although you can always bypass it with your … Read more