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Encrypted authentication method to protect password from I/O hacking and from phishing web sites

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000172804D
Original Publication Date: 2008-Jul-16
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2008-Jul-16

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a system to protect potential password data from I/O hacking and also from phishing web sites. To achieve this, an encryption method is proposed. The user can enter encrypted password rather than plain password that the user has in mind. This method requires a password, a key and an encryption table. And the encryption table will differ for each login. Since the password entered will be differ at each login even by knowing the password with I/O hacking won’t help the hacker. And even the phishing sites will not able to anything with the encrypted password.