PALPAS -- PAssword Less PAssword Synchronization

  title={PALPAS -- PAssword Less PAssword Synchronization},
  author={Moritz Horsch and Andreas H{\"u}lsing and J. Buchmann},
  journal={2015 10th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security},
Tools that synchronize passwords over several user devices typically store the encrypted passwords in a central online database. For encryption, a low-entropy, password-based key is used. Such a database may be subject to unauthorized access which can lead to the disclosure of all passwords by an offline brute-force attack. In this paper, we present PALPAS, a secure and user-friendly tool that synchronizes passwords between user devices without storing information about them centrally. The idea… Expand
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