On the Security of Cracking-Resistant Password Vaults

@inproceedings{Golla2016OnTS,
  title={On the Security of Cracking-Resistant Password Vaults},
  author={Maximilian Golla and Benedict Beuscher and Markus D{\"u}rmuth},
  booktitle={ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security},
  year={2016}
}
Password vaults are used to store login credentials, usually encrypted by a master password, relieving the user from memorizing a large number of complex passwords. To manage accounts on multiple devices, vaults are often stored at an online service, which substantially increases the risk of leaking the (encrypted) vault. To protect the master password against guessing attacks, previous work has introduced cracking-resistant password vaults based on Honey Encryption. If decryption is attempted… CONTINUE READING
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