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Encoding user typing history with password

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000235898D
Publication Date: 2014-Mar-28
Document File: 5 page(s) / 73K

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Abstract

This article presents a method to encoding password. Instead of use password only, this article presents a method and system of encoding user typing history as part of the password. If password is matched while user typing history is not, user won't be authenticated.

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Encoding user typing history with password

Password security is often a concern for user

To make password more secure, user often makes password complex(longer, and mixed with digits/alphabet(upper and lower case)/characters etc.)

Complexed password is hard to remember. And if other users like hackers knows the password, they can logon applications to steal information

When user types something, it's usual that user mis-types sth and he removes them using backspace. This invention includes user typing history as part of password, e.g. includes what user removes as part of password.

Advantages:

1. Make password hard to hack
2. Easy to remember

Set password with typing history

Set password with typing history

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workflow

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Figure 1

Figure 1 illustrates the process to set password with typing history.

If the authentication system doesn't enable this invention, the authentication is gone through the left part of the workflow. Otherwise, the authentication is gone through the right part.

In the right part of the workflow, the password is encoded with the password and the typing history.

Typing history password authentication

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Figure 2

Figure 2 illustrates the process of password authentication of password with typing history.

Step 100, user inputs user name

Step 200, user input the password with typing history.

Step 300, the password with typing history is encoded and sent out authentication.

Step 500,...