PassChords: secure multi-touch authentication for blind people

  title={PassChords: secure multi-touch authentication for blind people},
  author={Shiri Azenkot and Kyle Rector and Richard E. Ladner and Jacob O. Wobbrock},
Blind mobile device users face security risks such as inaccessible authentication methods, and aural and visual eavesdropping. We interviewed 13 blind smartphone users and found that most participants were unaware of or not concerned about potential security threats. Not a single participant used optional authentication methods such as a password-protected screen lock. We addressed the high risk of unauthorized user access by developing PassChords, a non-visual authentication method for touch… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 74 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 8 times. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 45 extracted citations

TouchIn: Sightless two-factor authentication on multi-touch mobile devices

2014 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security • 2014
View 12 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

The Third Wave?: Inclusive Privacy and Security

NSPW • 2017
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

74 Citations

Citations per Year
Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 74 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.


Publications referenced by this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…