Poster: Password Entering and Transmission Security
2014 (English)Other (Other academic)
The most popular form of user authentication on websites is the use of passwords. When entering a password, it is crucial that the website uses HTTPS (for the entire content). However, this is often not the case. We propose PassSec - a Firefox Add-On to support users to detect password fields on which their password might be endangered. In addition, PassSec displays a non-blocking warning next to the password field, once users click into the password field. The user is provided with possible consequences of entering a password, recommendations and further information if wanted.
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IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-47218OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-47218DiVA: diva2:1051261