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Author Lamport, Leslie
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword One-way function ♦ Authentication ♦ Passwords ♦ Security
Abstract A method of user password authentication is described which is secure even if an intruder can read the system's data, and can tamper with or eavesdrop on the communication between the user and the system. The method assumes a secure one-way encryption function and can be implemented with a microcomputer in the user's terminal.
Description Affiliation: SRI International, Menlo Park, CA (Lamport, Leslie)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 24
Issue Number 11
Page Count 3
Starting Page 770
Ending Page 772


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Source: ACM Digital Library