Proof of Work as an Additional Factor of Authentication
Author(s): Phillippe Paquet, Jason Nehrboss

Date: August 2014
Publication: Passwords14 Las Vegas
Source: Currently no known Internet copy of paper.

Abstract or Summary:
To safely store passwords, hash stretching algorithms are a must. This create an imbalance where authentication is computationally heavy on one side. We propose adding a proof of work as an authentication factor to restore equilibrium.

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