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IJSTR >> Volume 4 - Issue 10, October 2015 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

Algorithm To Ensure And Enforce Brute-Force Attack-Resilient Password In Routers

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Mohammed Farik, ABM Shawkat Ali



Index Terms: Algorithm, brute-force, entropy, passwords, 802.11ac router



Abstract: Issues of weak login passwords arising from default passwords in wired and wireless routers has been a concern for more than a decade. In this research we develop and test an algorithm to ensure and enforce passwords in routers that are resistant to brute-force attack. A comparative analysis is performed to show the improved strengths of passwords derived via this algorithm. Implementation of this algorithm in routers will ensure setup of brute-force attack resistant passwords.



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