Visual Password Checker
Author(s): Kyriakos Kafas, Nouf Aljaffan, Shujun Li

Date: July 2013
Publication: Proceedings of the 9th Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security, SOUPS 2013
Publisher: ACM
Source 1: http://cups.cs.cmu.edu/soups/2013/posters/soups13_posters-final19.pdf

Abstract:
Proactive password checkers have been widely deployed on the user registration pages of many web sites. All password checkers we are aware of show the estimated security strength as a 1-D bar with a textual description and/or a numeric strength score. Some password checkers also provide hints about how to choose stronger passwords, but very few reveal detail about the underlying password strength estimation algorithm.

This poster presents a novel scheme for designing password checkers which provides users with immediate feedback about multiple threats detected on the current password choice through 2-D visual guidance in order to influence users to define stronger passwords based on the visual feedback.




Do you have additional information to contribute regarding this research paper? If so, please email siteupdates@passwordresearch.com with the details.

<-- Back to Authentication Research Paper Index





[Home] [About Us] [News] [Research]

Copyright © 2016 PasswordResearch.com