PassShapes: utilizing stroke based authentication to increase password memorability

@inproceedings{Weiss2008PassShapesUS,
  title={PassShapes: utilizing stroke based authentication to increase password memorability},
  author={Roman Weiss and Alexander De Luca},
  booktitle={NordiCHI},
  year={2008}
}
Authentication today mostly relies on passwords or personal identification numbers (PINs). Therefore the average user has to remember an increasing amount of PINs and passwords. Unfortunately, humans have limited capabilities for remembering abstract alphanumeric sequences. Thus, many people either forget them or use very simple ones, which implies several security risks. In this work, a novel authentication method called PassShapes is presented. In this system users authenticate themselves to… CONTINUE READING
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