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A method to protect password whiling typing password in public area

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241383D
Publication Date: 2015-Apr-22
Document File: 4 page(s) / 140K

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Abstract

When people type password in public area, such as dealing with financial business at bank counter, it's easy for the strangers to peep their password, and this often causes password leakage and bring property loss.This invention discloses a method to protect password when people type password on physical device in public area.

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A method to protect password whiling typing password in public area

When people type password in public area, such as dealing with financial business at bank counter, it's easy for the strangers to peep their password, and this often causes password leakage and bring property loss. To preventing this, people often need to cover their hand while they typing password, however it's not a effective method. In this invention, we will provide a more effective way to protect password when people type password on physical device in public area.

This invention discloses a method to protect password when people type password on physical device in public area. This method defines one or some keys in the password input device as disturbance keys and allows people to input some disturbance keys when they type the password in the physical device. The system can recognize the invalid input and filter out the valid password string.

With this method, people can protect their password more effectively, with disturbance keys mixed, people can change the input string each time he input the password casually , even if the strangers peep the numbers people type, they could not get the correct password number because they could not judge which numbers are valid and which are invalid.

Claim points

Claim points:

:1. Define and use disturbance key in password input device.

2. Recognize disturbance keys in password input.

When people type password in the device, they can put one finger over the disturbance key, and use other fingers to type the number key, then others can not see when he press the disturbance keys. While doing password input, different rules can be designed to define the input rules.

Another advantage of this method is that when people are required to input password twice to confirm his input, he can input different strings each time, this also can reduce the risk of password leak.

System Overview

System Overview:

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1. The system defines the rule of disturb keys

2. User input password string which is mixed with disturb keys

3. The password recognize system recognize the disturb keys and filter out the valid input

4. The password identify system compares the valid password input with the password stored in the database, and give the result.

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Application scenario

Application scenario:

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Scenario 1: Input password in ordinary password input device

Currently, besides the number...