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Turntable: A two-factor authentication method with anti-peeping features for mobile devices

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000239492D
Publication Date: 2014-Nov-12
Document File: 3 page(s) / 79K

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Abstract

This disclosure provides a two-factor authentication method to protect security of passwords on mobile devices.

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Turntable

Turntable:

:: AAA   

 two

two

two-

--factor authentication

factor authentication

factor authentication   

 method

method

method   

 with

with

with   

 anti

anti

anti-

--peeping

peeping

peeping   

 features

features

features   

 for

for

for   

 mobile

mobile

mobile   

 devices

devices

The security issues are becoming more and more challenging in our daily life and work, especially on mobile devices. Almost everyone owns at least one mobi le device, such as smart phones, tablet computers, and etc. More importantly, mobile devices are often
used in the public occasions to handle both workand life routines. Mobile devices are often equipped witha password to prevent unauthorized use of, or acces s to the system. However, the known methods of entering simple passwords are not secure. The unauthorized user can easily obtain the password by peeping

whenthe user is entering the password in the public occasions. If the security of password entering on mobile devices cannot be guaranteed, there willbe hug e risks in our workand life.

Prior art search
1. A method of protecting password based on gesture (CN 103413080 A)

Users input gesture. Based on the gesture, the system generates dynamic passwords and send them to users. Users input the dynamic passwords to unlock.

Drawbacks:

Unauthorized users can also get the dynamic passwords when they get the mobile phones.

Surrounding people can still peek the numbers that you entered.

Users have to input passwords two times, which is time-consuming.

2. An unlocking method and mobile phone based on random digital array (CN102880398 A)

System generates random digital array for users toinput.

Drawbacks:

Surrounding people can see every number you entered clearly.

Surrounding people can decode your password by simply record your inputting process.

A turntable with multiple hands is invented to improve the security of users' authentication factors.

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A two-factor authentication process implemented by the turntable:

The selected hand must match the preset valid one.


1.

The input password must match the preset valid one...