Does my password go up to eleven?: the impact of password meters on password selection

@inproceedings{Egelman2013DoesMP,
  title={Does my password go up to eleven?: the impact of password meters on password selection},
  author={Serge Egelman and Andreas Sotirakopoulos and Ildar Muslukhov and Konstantin Beznosov and Cormac Herley},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2013}
}
Password meters tell users whether their passwords are "weak" or "strong." We performed a laboratory experiment to examine whether these meters influenced users' password selections when they were forced to change their real passwords, and when they were not told that their passwords were the subject of a study. We observed that the presence of meters yielded significantly stronger passwords. We performed a followup field experiment to test a different scenario: creating a password for an… CONTINUE READING
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