US Patent No: 7,904,729

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Specifying a set of forbidden passwords

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20070101151

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Various embodiments are described for providing password approval on a device. The password approval includes getting the user password, generating at least one symbolically equivalent password and then comparing the at least one symbolically equivalent password with at least one specified forbidden password. The user password is disapproved if one of the symbolically equivalent passwords corresponds to the at least one forbidden password.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITEDWATERLOO, ON3845

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brown, Michael S Duluth, GA 513 2914
Little, Herbert Waterloo, CA 54 310

Cited Art Landscape

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CINNOBER FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY AB (1)
7,509,495 Authentication protocol 6 2003
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
2005/0235,341 Dynamically mitigating a noncompliant password 17 2004
 
INTEL CORPORATION (1)
2006/0047,704 Method and system for providing information services relevant to visual imagery 63 2005
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (1)
5,394,471 Method and system for proactive password validation 39 1993

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
APPLE INC. (1)
8,607,303 Techniques for modification of access expiration conditions 0 2006
 
HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (1)
8,271,799 System and method for generating a disguised password based on a real password 2009
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (1)
8,775,821 Secure password generation 0 2012

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