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An anti-shoulder surfing mechanism and its memorability test

Seng, L. K. and Ithnin, Nora and Kutty Mammi, Hazinah (2012) An anti-shoulder surfing mechanism and its memorability test. International Journal of Security and its Applications, 6 (4). pp. 87-96. ISSN 1738-9976

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To improve security of mobile device graphical password towards shoulder surfing attack, an anti-shoulder surfing mechanism called Painting Album Mechanism is proposed. This mechanism is constructed based on concept of painting album, and it is consists of three input schemes called Swipe Scheme, Color Scheme, and Scot Scheme. In this paper, usability of this mechanism have been verifying with the memorability test. 30 respondents were authenticating with these three input schemes with multiple authentications. Results were showing Painting Album Mechanism is usable since respondents were succeeding in recalling theirs passwords in acceptable period of time.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Security
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions:Computer Science and Information System
ID Code:46578
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:22 Jun 2015 05:56
Last Modified:14 Sep 2017 06:56

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