International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS)

ISSN: 2074-9090 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9104 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJCNIS Vol.13, No.3, Jun. 2021

Design, Analysis, and Implementation of a Two-factor Authentication Scheme using Graphical Password

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Khaja Mizbahuddin Quadry, A Govardhan, Mohammed Misbahuddin

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Graphical Password;Two-factor Authentication;e-commerce;Smart Card;Stolen-verifier Attack


With the increase in the number of e-services, there is a sharp increase in online financial transactions these days. These services require a strong authentication scheme to validate the users of these services and allow access to the resources for strong security. Since two-factor authentication ensures the required security strength, various organizations employ biometric-based or Smart Card or Cryptographic Token-based methods to ensure the safety of user accounts. But most of these methods require a verifier table for validating users at a server. This poses a security threat of stolen-verifier attack. To address this issue, there is a strong need for authentication schemes for e-services that do not require a verifier table at the server. Therefore, this paper proposes the design of an authentication scheme for e-services which should be resistant to various attacks including a stolen verifier attack. The paper will also discuss: 1) The proposed scheme analyzed for security provided against the known authentication attacks 2) The concept implementation of the proposed scheme.

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Khaja Mizbahuddin Quadry, A Govardhan, Mohammed Misbahuddin, "Design, Analysis, and Implementation of a Two-factor Authentication Scheme using Graphical Password", International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS), Vol.13, No.3, pp.39-41, 2021. DOI: 10.5815/ijcnis.2021.03.04


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