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Password memorability and security: empirical results

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4 Author(s)
Yan, J. ; Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, China ; Blackwell, A. ; Anderson, R. ; Grant, A.

Users rarely choose passwords that are both hard to guess and easy to remember. To determine how to help users choose good passwords, the authors performed a controlled trial of the effects of giving users different kinds of advice. Some of their results challenge the established wisdom.

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Security & Privacy, IEEE  (Volume:2 ,  Issue: 5 )