Passwords for both Mobile and Desktop Computers : ObPwd for Firefox and Android ∗

  title={Passwords for both Mobile and Desktop Computers : ObPwd for Firefox and Android ∗},
  author={Mohammad Mannan and Paul C. van Oorschot},
Many users now access password-protected accounts and websites alternately from desktop machines, and mobile devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets). The input mechanisms of the mobile devices are often miniature physical or virtual on-screen keyboards, posing challenges for users trying to type passwords with mixed-case and special-characters expected by websites and more easily entered on desktop keyboards. We begin with a review of these challenges and existing proposals addressing cross-device… CONTINUE READING


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