Method and apparatus for selecting a password

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8127141
APP PUB NO 20050044425A1
SERIAL NO

10493596

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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 OYJHELSINKI31

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hyppönen, Ari Degerby, FI 2 16

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VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (1)
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HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP (1)
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Kasahara, Masao (1)
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EMC IP HOLDING COMPANY LLC (1)
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CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
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9172692 Systems and methods for securely transferring authentication information between a user and an electronic resource 0 2014
* 9698990 Making unique passwords from the same string of characters, including any string of characters in a web address 0 2016
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (2)
* 9134900 Traversal of a soft bar to unlock an application 0 2012
* 2013/0185,788 TRAVERSAL OF A SOFT BAR TO UNLOCK AN APPLICATION 0 2012
 
KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC. (1)
8756670 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 2 2010
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (1)
9311472 Methods and apparatus for authenticating user login 1 2012
 
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 9178876 Strength-based password expiration 4 2011
 
MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL INCORPORATED (3)
* 9082121 System and method for guided passcode entry 0 2013
* 2015/0112,872 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GUIDED PASSCODE ENTRY 0 2013
* 9811829 System and method for guided passcode entry 0 2015
 
YANKEY INFORMATION CO., LTD. (2)
* 9032508 Pattern password trajectory configuration system and method using the same 0 2013
* 2013/0340,072 PATTERN PASSWORD TRAJECTORY CONFIGURATION SYSTEM AND METHOD USING THE SAME 2 2013
 
MONROE, MARSHALL (1)
* 2012/0105,489 Method and Apparatus for Organizing and Delivering Digital Media Content and Interactive Elements 26 2011
 
Biogy, Inc. (3)
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INTEL CORPORATION (1)
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HUAWEI DEVICE (DONGGUAN) CO., LTD. (1)
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LIGHT CONE CORP. (1)
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Neonode Inc. (3)
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