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 OYJHELSINKI19

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Hyppönen, Ari - 1 4

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
5,465,084 Method to provide security for a computer and a device therefor 55 1994
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HUAWEI DEVICE CO., LTD. (1)
8,707,219 Method and apparatus for unlocking screen saver 0 2012
 
KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC. (1)
8,756,670 Information processing apparatus capable of authentication processing achieving both of user convenience and security, method of controlling information processing apparatus, and recording medium recording program for controlling information processing apparatus 0 2010
 
NEONODE INC. (1)
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8,812,993 User interface 0 2011

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