Researchers invent a new way to log on without the use of passwords

Dec

26

2015

Invented by researchers from the University of Plymouth University of British new system to log on to sites obviates the use of passwords and provides a higher level of protection and security layer.

The new system, which carries GOTPass name combines drawing, and select images, in addition to the code in favor of the protection for the use of one-time only.

When using GOTPass the first time the user needs to draw any style or form inside consisting of four rows and four columns resemble in the Android system to decode the device lock network. Then the user moves to select four pictures out of 120 image is displayed in batches; 30 images each batch to choose one of them.

And Hussein al-Sayari, a PhD student at the university and in charge of the study, said that the traditional passwords heavily used on the Internet, regardless of the possibility of bypassed with ease. He added that alternatives already exist but are either not easy to use, or cost a lot of resources in order to be included within the systems.

Hussein concluded his statement where he said that GOTPass system is easy to use and inclusion within the systems, as well as easy to remember and the high level of protection provided.

When you register to enter into any service that uses GOTPass, the user types the user name followed by the form in which he drew the first time when the system is set up, in the case match the information is going to choose two from among the 16 pictures, including two of the women who were selected when the system is set up, and the rest have nothing to do , to increase the security level.

In the case of choosing the right security code of good pictures to use a one-time showing of the user entered in order to complete the logon process.

To experience the new system, the researchers attempt to penetrate the 690 using the methods previously used on traditional passwords systems, they succeeded 23 times by only 3.33%, which is a good number to a new protection system.

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