Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Science and Service System

Cryptanalysis of a Shoulder-Surfng Resistant Password Authentication Scheme

Authors
Tsaur Maw-Jinn, Lue Chung-Chia
Corresponding Author
Tsaur Maw-Jinn
Available Online June 2014.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/csss-14.2014.64How to use a DOI?
Keywords
weak textual passwords; strong textual passwords; graphical passwords; shoulder-surfing attacks
Abstract

Researchers have been trying to improve authentication for a long time. User still uses textual passwords to authenticate the systems. However, since weak textual passwords are susceptible to the dictionary attack and strong textual passwords are hard to remember. Graphical passwords have been proposed as an alternative to textual passwords because graphical passwords can increase password memorability. However, most textual and graphical passwords are vulnerable to shoulder-surfing attacks. Shoulder-surfing attacks refer to using direct observation techniques, such as looking over someone's shoulder, to get password. Shoulder-surfing can also be done long distance with the aid of binoculars or other vision-enhancing devices. In 2011, C. Srinadhu etc. proposed a textual password scheme, MIRAGE 1.0 scheme, to reduce shoulder-surfing attacks. This paper reviews MIRAGE 1.0 scheme and discusses its advantages and disadvantages.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Science and Service System
Series
Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
June 2014
ISBN
10.2991/csss-14.2014.64
ISSN
1951-6851
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/csss-14.2014.64How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2014, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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