Draw A Secret password systems have recently come into vogue, primarily in the role of protecting a user’s cellular smart phone from external infiltration in lieu of a password. However, these password systems are only enabled for single touch operation; that is to say, a user may only draw one pattern, with only one finger. Brute forcing these passwords thereby becomes trivial in the context of password complexity. This thesis implements a Draw A Secret system utilizing consumer-grade video hardware to collate multiple patterns synchronously and then authenticate the user at a later point. Care has been given to properly encrypt the results to prevent a malicious third party from infiltrating the authentication stream from a file system perspective.
|Advisor:||Yampolskiy, Roman V.|
|School:||University of Louisville|
|School Location:||United States -- Kentucky|
|Source:||MAI 50/02M, Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Computer Engineering, Computer science|
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