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Assessing the memorability of familiar vocabulary for system assigned passphrases
Text-based secrets are still the most commonly used authentication mechanism in information systems. Initially introduced as more secure authentication keys that people could recall, passphrases are tokens consisting of ...
Do extroverts create stronger passwords?
We investigate the relationship between personality types and the strength of created and selected passwords. For this purpose, we conducted an experiment on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk, with 510 participants. Participants ...
An investigation of semantic patterns in passwords
The advent of large password leaks in recent years has exposed the security problems of passwords and enabled deeper empirical investigation of password patterns. Researchers have only touched the surface of patterns in ...
Strategies and applications for creating more memorable passwords
As we continue to learn and grow in an ever evolving technological age, we deepen our understanding of the importance of authentication. There are many different types of authentication, each exhibiting their own strengths ...
Raising the bar for password crackers: improving the quality of honeywords with deep neural networks
Honeywords are fictitious passwords inserted into databases in order to identify password breaches. Producing honeywords that are difficult to distinguish from actual passwords automatically is a time-consuming and ...