The problem with using voice recognition to protect your computer is that a voice is both too lax and too strict.
It is actually REALLY easy, in this day and age, to record something spoken aloud. people can remotely activate webcam microphones and listen in on you, or they can "accidentally" leave their phone on your desk while at lunch, or they ...
I would check out a PHP library called, "UserFrosting". It's an open source login system that uses bootstrap as it's theme. It's being used on a number of projects and it is in active development (last commit 17 days ago). UserFrosting also supports plugins and templates that are easy to create (if you're a PHP developer). It has a modern looking dashboard ...
Do both the following:
set up your account to auto-login: (below is quoted from that link)
Click Start, type netplwiz, and then press Enter.
In the User Accounts dialog box, click the account you want to automatically log on to.If it is available, clear the "Users Must
Enter A User Name And Password To Use This Computer" check box.
I finally found a program to do this, I'll post it here in case anyone in the future looks for a similar program (for free).
VSUsbLogon allows to login Windows in a secure way via USB device, replacing the password based Windows login. You don’t need to remember and type your Windows password (but your system is still password protected). ...
I'm a bit late but wanted to post here as this thread was partially the reason we did it. My company (ISLOG) has such solution since 2005 (before NFC existed btw, known as a RFID logon solution) for corporate but this doesn't match end-user expectation and is a commercial solution.
But as this was requested several times on the Internet I took on my free ...
You should be able to use AutoHotkey (Free, open-source, Windows), something along the lines of:
Sleep, 60000 ; 60 seconds (change this depending on how long you want to wait)
Send #l ; hold down the Windows key and then press the letter "l" -> lock Windows
compile the script into an EXE with ahk2exe and add it in startup.
You can use Win 7 Logon Screen Capture:
take a snapshot of login screen
Result (.jpg file, no choice):
How to Use it :-
Open up \Windows\System32
Look for a file called "Utilman.exe"
Take ownership the "Utilman.exe" file, and rename it into "Utilman_old.exe"
Copy the new "Utilman.exe" file that is located in this folder to ...
Digits by Twitter
The Twitter company has launched a user-authentication system for app developers, called Digits. This is independent of Twitter accounts. I've not used it; not sure if this is a fit for your needs but possibly.
I think that a very good option is Huge
Its like most systems opensource and is very easy to get started in even if you are just starting out with PHP.
Aside from the very well built code base it also offers a great customization to your needs and, is very well documented!
Just a simple user authentication solution inside a super-simple framework ...
My USBLogon is another software that fits into your requirements scheme:
Free, no ads
Simple user interface
Locks/Shuts down computer/logs off user upon removal of the USB drive
Set-up of an arbitrary PIN code for each USB drive possible
Logs on user automatically if set up without PIN code
Login tile can be hidden from Windows login UI
Runs on Windows ...
If the merchant supports it PayPal gives exactly what you are looking for with the advantage that the payment method is not shared with anybody - much safer.
You shop for something
Click on Pay with PayPal
PayPal gets a notification that the merchant is asking you for the sum
You input to PayPal your password
PayPal tells the merchant that you have paid, ...
There's a new software GoLogin, which allows to manage multiple accounts at the same time https://gologinapp.com
You can try 10 day free trial https://releases-gologin.s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/GoLogin-win-latest.exe
You should be able to use Basic with with the Apache HTTPD LDAP module. There are options for caching results, which ought to mollify your IT department. The Samba wiki - https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Authenticating_Apache_against_Active_Directory - has details, for example:
Basic LDAP authentication
Example of where you need this: You want Apache to ...
You could look into dreamfactory which has user managment is and api rest focused on app development. https://github.com/dreamfactorysoftware/dreamfactory. It's open-sourced, supports upgrading to new versions.
Since you mention Symfony, you will probably be interested in FOSUserBundle which is a very popular bundle. It had its own part in the official documentation, this proves that this bundle has a good reputation, even though it was in the 2.0 documentation which is about 4 years old. And even if there is some complaints about the lack of updates, the bundle is ...
I think Predator is what you are looking for. It has many features, which will help you.What I like most of this software is it doesn't completely integrate with Windows system files. I just run as an application. It's light weight. It has an alarm option.To get most security out of it, I recommend to
have your Windows account password protected
Create an Administrator account with your other password then you can switch to it killing the existing session. I think that is what you are looking for!
On Windows 7 the lock screen only lets the original user or "Administrator" to do anything once the computer is locked then as a safety measure the workspace is protected to prevent lost work, etc. So You ...