Graduate School and Research Center In communication systems

Seminar: Measuring Password Strength: An Empirical Analysis

Matteo Dell'Amico - Doctorant RS

Networking and Security

Date: April 10, 2009

Location: Eurecom - salle des Conseils

We present an in-depth analysis on the strength of the almost 10,000 passwords from users of an instant messaging server in Italy. We estimate the number of attempts that an attacker would need to break into a user account, and compare the effectiveness o

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Measuring Password Strength: An Empirical Analysis

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