Enhanced Authentication Schemes for Intrusion Prevention Using Native Language Passwords

Textual password authentication schemes are vulnerable to attacks like eves dropping, shoulder surfing and hidden cameras. An authentication scheme which integrates graphics and text is resistant to these attacks. Native language passwords are more secure than standard language passwords. Users can remember native language passwords better than any other language, by nature. A shape based textual password authentication scheme using native language of the user is discussed and enhancements are proposed to make the authentication scheme more secure.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Science Issues Topic: Security Date Added: Jul 2011 Format: PDF

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