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A new method to check password correctness by music tune before submission

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000240465D
Publication Date: 2015-Feb-02
Document File: 2 page(s) / 54K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method to detect password correctness by music tune while typing. By using this method, the password can be input correctly before the user submits it and the user will also protect the password from being peeked by others. The method is to use the music tune to help user to listen and detect the password characters inputted by user, so that if there's a typo, the user can be aware of it before submitting the password to the server. As the music tune is different with the exact characters so that its not easy to be peeked or recorded by other people.

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A new method to check password correctness by music tune before submission

Security is always a important topic to everyone, therefore, there are many ideas talking about how to improve the password security. The very common method is to use the asterisk (*) to protect the password input so that other won't see the password the user input. This method can really do a good job on protecting the password to prevent others seeing the password, but also the users themselves, This method causes user always inputs the same password twice or more due to the password typo. What's worse, current users always have many different sets of passwords for different systems/websites, so if the inputted password is not even correct for this system, the user may still think there's password typo after the system/website locks the user's account for too many login errors.

The current method to help users to know what they have input is to use the 'eye' method, ex: Windows login page, By enabling the eye method, users can see what they have input but the password will appear in risk that others will also see or record the password.

So, we come up a new method to detect password correctness by music tune while typing, by using this method, the password can be input correct before user submit it and will also protect the password from being peeked by others.

The method is to use the music tune to help user to listen, detect the password characters inputted by user, so that if there's a typo, the user can be aware of it before submitting the password to the server.

As the music tune is different with the exact characters so that its not easy to be peeked or recorded by other people.

The music tune can be divided to many musical notations and will be randomly deployed in the keyboard, each musical notation might be matched to more than 1 keyboard's keystroke. As the music...