Human selection of mnemonic phrase-based passwords

@inproceedings{Kuo2006HumanSO,
  title={Human selection of mnemonic phrase-based passwords},
  author={Cynthia Kuo and Sasha Romanosky and Lorrie Faith Cranor},
  booktitle={SOUPS},
  year={2006}
}
Textual passwords are often the only mechanism used to authenticate users of a networked system. Unfortunately, many passwords are easily guessed or cracked. In an attempt to strengthen passwords, some systems instruct users to create mnemonic phrase-based passwords. A mnemonic password is one where a user chooses a memorable phrase and uses a character (often the first letter) to represent each word in the phrase.In this paper, we hypothesize that users will select mnemonic phrases that are… CONTINUE READING

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