US Patent No: 8,127,141

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Method and apparatus for selecting a password

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A method of generating or entering a password or passphrase on a computer system 1. The method comprises storing a plurality of sets of values in a memory 5 of the system 1, the values of each set defining respective elements which belong to a common domain, the domains of respective sets being distinct from one another, selecting at least one value from each stored set or from each of a plurality of the stored sets, and combining the selected values or elements thereof to form a password or passphrase.

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F-SECURE OYJHELSINKI18

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Hyppönen, Ari - 1 1

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MURATA KIKAI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
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5,465,084 Method to provide security for a computer and a device therefor 51 1994
6,212,638 Method for generating unpredictable authentication identification symbols 37 1997

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8,650,510 User interface 0 2012

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