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Method and System for Implementing a Password Manager

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237402D
Publication Date: 2014-Jun-17
Document File: 1 page(s) / 27K

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Steve Francis: INVENTOR [+2]

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for implementing a password manager in JavaScript*. The method includes using a bookmark on a browser in order to execute code for the password manager on any website.

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Method and System for Implementing a Password Manager

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for implementing a password manager in JavaScript*.  The method includes using a bookmark on a browser in order to execute code for the password manager on any website. 

Description

Disclosed is a method and system for implementing a password manager in JavaScript*.  The method includes using a bookmark on a browser in order to execute code for the password manager on any website.

In accordance with the method and system, the password manager sends and retrieves encrypted blobs of data from a server.  Encryption and decryption takes place on a client device using only local variables.  This ensures that a password for a website is not exposed to malicious code on the website.  Additionally, the encryption and decryption prevents stealing of passwords from the server.

In an embodiment, the password manager may be initiated by copy pasting a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) in an address bar.  If a user is using own device, then the user may bookmark the URL in a web browser used by the user.  Otherwise, if the user is using a public computer, then it is preferable to paste the URL on the address bar.  Thereafter, if the user requires to sign in to any website, then the user may initiate the password manager.  The password manager authenticates the user using passwords that are stored in the password manager.

In another embodiment, the password manager may generate unique, s...