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CORR
2011
Springer
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The weak password problem: chaos, criticality, and encrypted p-CAPTCHAs
- Vulnerabilities related to weak passwords are a pressing global economic and security issue. We report a novel, simple, and effective approach to address the weak password probl...
T. V. Laptyeva, S. Flach, K. Kladko
SOICT
2010
9 years 6 months ago
Password recovery for encrypted ZIP archives using GPUs
Protecting data by passwords in documents such as DOC, PDF or RAR, ZIP archives has been demonstrated to be weak under dictionary attacks. Time for recovering the passwords of suc...
Pham Hong Phong, Phan Duc Dung, Duong Nhat Tan, Ng...
IJNSEC
2011
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9 years 6 months ago
An Authentication Protocol Based on Kerberos 5
We introduce some modifications to the widely deployed Kerberos authentication protocol. The principle’s secretkey will be independent of the user password to overcome the weak...
Eman El-Emam, Magdy Koutb, Hamdy Kelash, Osama S. ...
IEEEIAS
2009
IEEE
9 years 9 months ago
An Improved Scheme of Single Sign-on Protocol
In order to avoid security threats caused by password attack and replay attack in single sign-on protocal, the most methods on sovling these issues are making use of complicated te...
Yang Jian
COMPSAC
2009
IEEE
9 years 9 months ago
Towards Usable Solutions to Graphical Password Hotspot Problem
Click based graphical passwords that use background images suffer from hot-spot problem. Previous graphical password schemes based on recognition of images do not have a sufficient...
Kemal Bicakci, Nart Bedin Atalay, Mustafa Yuceel, ...
GAMESEC
2010
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9 years 9 months ago
The Password Game: Negative Externalities from Weak Password Practices
The combination of username and password is widely used as a human authentication mechanism on the Web. Despite this universal adoption and despite their long tradition, password s...
Sören Preibusch, Joseph Bonneau
ACSAC
2010
IEEE
9 years 9 months ago
Exploring usability effects of increasing security in click-based graphical passwords
Graphical passwords have been proposed to address known problems with traditional text passwords. For example, memorable user-chosen text passwords are predictable, but random sys...
Elizabeth Stobert, Alain Forget, Sonia Chiasson, P...
INFOCOM
2010
IEEE
9 years 10 months ago
Password Strength: An Empirical Analysis
—It is a well known fact that user-chosen passwords are somewhat predictable: by using tools such as dictionaries or probabilistic models, attackers and password recovery tools c...
Matteo Dell'Amico, Pietro Michiardi, Yves Roudier
CSI
2004
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9 years 11 months ago
A novel three-party encrypted key exchange protocol
The key exchange protocol is one of the most elegant ways of establishing secure communication between pair of users by using a session key. The passwords are of low entropy, henc...
Chin-Chen Chang, Ya-Fen Chang
JOC
2007
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Trapdoor Hard-to-Invert Group Isomorphisms and Their Application to Password-Based Authentication
In the security chain the weakest link is definitely the human one: human beings cannot remember long secrets and often resort to rather insecure solutions to keep track of their ...
Dario Catalano, David Pointcheval, Thomas Pornin
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