Securing Web Accounts Using Graphical Password Authentication through Watermarking

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© 2014 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-9 Number-6                          
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Vinit Khetani , Jennifer Nicholas , Anuja Bongirwar , Abhay Yeole


Vinit Khetani , Jennifer Nicholas , Anuja Bongirwar , Abhay Yeole."Securing Web Accounts Using Graphical Password Authentication through Watermarking". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V9(6):269-274, March 2014. ISSN:2231-2803. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
Today, most Internet applications still establish user authentication with traditional text based passwords. Designing a secure as well as a user-friendly password-based method has been on the agenda of security researchers for a long time. On one hand, there are password manager programs which facilitate generating site-specific strong passwords from a single user password to eliminate the memory burden due to multiple passwords. On the other hand, there are studies exploring the viability of graphical passwords as a more secure and user-friendly alternative. In this project, we propose a new graphical password scheme for accessing web accounts called “Secure Web Account Access through Recognition Based Graphical Password by Watermarking”. Here user selects number of images as a password and while login user needs to enter the random code generated below each image, which has been set as a password. Here the security of the system is very high and every time user needs to enter different set of code for authentication i.e. every time new password gets generated making Dictionary attacks, Brute Force attack, and other attacks infeasible.

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Graphical Passwords, Authentication, Web Access through Graphical Password, Secure Web Access, Graphical User Authentication, Watermarking.