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Get back password based on the user's usage history

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246028D
Publication Date: 2016-Apr-27
Document File: 3 page(s) / 71K

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Abstract

Sometime passwords need to be reset regularly, a user may want to select a long and complicated password to reduce the likelihood of it being hacked. Once a user forget the password for his account, he needs to reset the password or get it back. Sometime passwords need to be reset regularly, a user may want to select a long and complicated password to reduce the likelihood of it being hacked. Once a user forget the password for his account, he needs to reset the password or get it back. The core idea is to let portable devices generate a set of questions based on the user's usage history.

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Get back password based on the user

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This solution could be dived into two steps:


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.. Collect the user Collect the user

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When the user forgets the password of portable devices and asked to get it back, a thread is invoked to analyze customer's habit (Eg, the software he uses, the music he listens to, the website he browses, ect.) based on the configuration file. The configuration file specifies where to find history files for the user. We utilize existing system software history, eg, browsers history, music software, etc.

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The process randomly generates a set of questions based on the user's usage history. Eg Q: A document you read last week. Q: A music you listened to last week.
Q: The website you visited yesterday.

Q: The folder name on you disk

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Advantages of our invention includes:

1. More smart and secure because 1) You do not need to remember the preset question and answer. 2) Different user has different habit.
2. Utilize existing system software history, there is no impact after the user logs in or when the user inputs the right password. The thread is invoked only when the user forgets the password and asks to get it back..

3. Netwo...