Kamouflage : loss-resistant password management
Bojinov, Hristo, Bursztein, Elie, Boyen, Xavier, & Boneh, Dan (2010) Kamouflage : loss-resistant password management. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6345, pp. 286-302.
We introduce Kamouflage: a new architecture for building theft-resistant password managers. An attacker who steals a laptop or cell phone with a Kamouflage-based password manager is forced to carry out a considerable amount of online work before obtaining any user credentials. We implemented our proposal as a replacement for the built-in Firefox password manager, and provide performance measurements and the results from experiments with large real-world password sets to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of our approach. Kamouflage is well suited to become a standard architecture for password managers on mobile devices.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Proceedings of the 15th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security, Athens, Greece, September 20-22, 2010.|
|Keywords:||Computer Communication Networks , Management of Computing and Information Systems , Data Encryption , Algorithm Analysis and Problem Complexity|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Springer-Verlag|
|Copyright Statement:||The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-15497-3_18|
|Deposited On:||25 Mar 2014 22:18|
|Last Modified:||19 Jul 2014 14:04|
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