Secure Against Dictionary Attacks

  title={Secure Against Dictionary Attacks},
  author={Mihir Bellare and David Pointcheval and Phillip Rogaway},
This paper gives de nitions and results about password-based protocols for authenticated key exchange (AKE), mutual authentication (MA), and the combination of these goals (AKE,MA). Such protocols are designed to work despite interference by an active adversary and despite the use of passwords drawn from a space so small that an adversary might well enumerate, o line, a user's password. While several such password-based protocols have been suggested, the underlying theory has been lagging, and… CONTINUE READING