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Password Memorability and Security: Empirical Results
September-October 2004 (vol. 2 no. 5)
pp. 25-31
Jeff Yan, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Alan, Cambridge University
Ross, Cambridge University
Alasdair, Cambridge University
Users rarely choose passwords that are both hard to guess and easy to remember. To determine how to help users choose good passwords, the authors performed a controlled trial of the effects of giving users different kinds of advice. Some of their results challenge the established wisdom.
Index Terms:
passwords, security, usability
Citation:
Jeff Yan, Alan , Ross , Alasdair , "Password Memorability and Security: Empirical Results," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 25-31, Sept.-Oct. 2004, doi:10.1109/MSP.2004.81
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