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A Method for Generating Passwords from Digital Content

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237396D
Publication Date: 2014-Jun-17
Document File: 2 page(s) / 72K

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Related People

Laurie Poon: INVENTOR

Abstract

A method is disclosed for generating unique and reproducible passwords from digital content. The method allows a user to generate a password for a digital content upon selecting the digital content. Additionally, the method allows the user to generate passwords by enabling the user to input a Personal Identification Number (PIN). The PIN provides a unique password to the user.

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A Method for Generating Passwords from Digital Content

Abstract

A method is disclosed for generating unique and reproducible passwords from digital content.  The method allows a user to generate a password for a digital content upon selecting the digital content.  Additionally, the method allows the user to generate passwords by enabling the user to input a Personal Identification Number (PIN).  The PIN provides a unique password to the user. 

Description

Disclosed is a method for generating unique and reproducible passwords from digital content.  The method allows a user to generate a password for a digital content upon selecting the digital content.  Additionally, the method allows the user to generate passwords by enabling the user to input a Personal Identification Number (PIN).  The PIN provides a unique password to the user.

In accordance with the method, a user selects a digital content.  The digital content may be one or more of, but not limited to, email, photo, blog, social network post, calendar entry and a video.  The selection of the digital content allows the user to select an option of generating a password from a dialog box.  The dialog box pops out when the user selects the digital content.  The dialog box includes a dialpad input as disclosed in the figure.

Figure

The dialpad is used to enter a Personal Identification Number (PIN).  As each digit of the PIN is entered, a changing set of passwords are displayed.  The passwords are generated by u...