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An Authentication Scheme using 3D Graphical Virtual Objects

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Publication Date: 2013-Jun-04
Document File: 4 page(s) / 296K

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Abstract

This paper proposes a technique of authentication consisting of daily life images, which would enhance the user experience, be easy to remember, and avoid phishing and automated attacks.

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An Authentication Scheme using 3D Graphical Virtual Objects

Ankit Agarwal

Symantec Corporation

Abstract

This paper proposes a technique of authentication consisting of daily life images, which would enhance the user experience, be easy to remember, and avoid phishing and automated attacks.

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An Authentication Scheme using 3D Graphical Virtual Objects

Problem Statement

     Alphanumerical usernames and passwords are the most commonly used computer authentication method. This method has been shown to have significant drawbacks. For example, users tend to pick passwords that can be easily guessed. On the other hand, if a password is hard to guess, then it is often hard to remember. These passwords are often also vulnerable to automated security attacks and phishing...