A gesture-based authentication scheme for untrusted public terminals

  title={A gesture-based authentication scheme for untrusted public terminals},
  author={Shwetak N. Patel and Jeffrey S. Pierce and Gregory D. Abowd},
Powerful mobile devices with minimal I/O capabilities increase the likelihood that we will want to annex these devices to I/O resources we encounter in the local environment. This opportunistic annexing will require authentication. We present a sensor-based authentication mechanism for mobile devices that relies on physical possession instead of knowledge to setup the initial connection to a public terminal. Our solution provides a simple mechanism for shaking a device to authenticate with the… CONTINUE READING
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