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Web Passwords


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Web Passwords

  1. 1. WWW 2007 / Track: Security, Privacy, Reliability, and Ethics Session: Passwords and Phishing A Large-Scale Study of Web Password Habits Dinei Florencio and Cormac Herley ˆ Microsoft Research One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA, USA, ABSTRACT to gain the secret. However, challenge response systems are We report the results of a large scale study of password use generally regarded as being more time consuming than pass- and password re-use habits. The study inv