A Longitudinal Study on Web-Sites Password Management (in)Security: Evidence and Remedies

@article{Raponi2020ALS,
  title={A Longitudinal Study on Web-Sites Password Management (in)Security: Evidence and Remedies},
  author={Simone Raponi and Roberto Di Pietro},
  journal={IEEE Access},
  year={2020},
  volume={8},
  pages={52075-52090}
}
  • Simone Raponi, Roberto Di Pietro
  • Published in IEEE Access 2020
  • Computer Science
  • Single-factor password-based authentication is generally the norm to access on-line Web-sites. While single-factor authentication is well known to be a weak form of authentication, a further concern arises when considering the possibility for an attacker to recover the user passwords by leveraging the loopholes in the password recovery mechanisms. Indeed, the adoption by a Web-site of a poor password management system makes useless even the most robust password chosen by the registered users… CONTINUE READING

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