A Comparative Usability Evaluation of Traditional Password Managers

  title={A Comparative Usability Evaluation of Traditional Password Managers},
  author={Ambarish Karole and Nitesh Saxena and Nicolas Christin},
Proposed in response to the growing number of passwords users have to memorize, password managers allow to store one’s credentials, either on a third-party server (online password manager), or on a portable device (portable password manager) such as a mobile phone or a USB key. In this paper, we present a comparative usability study of three popular password managers: an online manager (LastPass), a phone manager (KeePassMobile) and a USB manager (Roboform2Go). Our study provides valuable… CONTINUE READING
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