Password strength

Known as: Strong password, Password entropy, Commonly Used Passwords 
Password strength is a measure of the effectiveness of a password in resisting guessing and brute-force attacks. In its usual form, it estimates how… (More)
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2016
2016
For over 30 years, password requirements and feedback have largely remained a product of LUDS: counts of lowerand uppercase… (More)
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Millions of users are exposed to password-strength meters/checkers at highly popular web services that use userchosen passwords… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Password meters tell users whether their passwords are "weak" or "strong." We performed a laboratory experiment to examine… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Measuring the strength of passwords is crucial to ensure the security of password-based authentication. However, current methods… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
To help users create stronger text-based passwords, many web sites have deployed password meters that provide visual feedback on… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
We report on the largest corpus of user-chosen passwords ever studied, consisting of anonymized password histograms representing… (More)
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2010
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2010
It is a well known fact that user-chosen passwords are somewhat predictable: by using tools such as dictionaries or probabilistic… (More)
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2007
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2007
We report the results of a large scale study of password use andpassword re-use habits. The study involved half a million users… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
We find that traditional password advice given to users is somewhat dated. Strong passwords do nothing to protect online users… (More)
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1996
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1996
A new simple password exponential key exchange method (SPEKE) is described. It belongs to an exclusive class of methods which… (More)
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