A Fast and Secure Software Solution [ss7.0] That Counters Shoulder Surfing Attack

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Executive Summary

Shoulder Surfing is a direct observation technique, such as looking over someone's shoulder to trap the information. It is relatively easy to stand next to someone and watch, what data the user types as an information to authenticate himselfherself to enter into a particular system. Often users are unaware of the presence of any external device, which may be placed in order to trap the user and obtain valuable information, such as, passwords, while the user types through. In order to control the loss in authentication information due to Shoulder Surfing the authors have developed a novel software solution. It could be used in computers, ATM machines, etc.

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