American Journal of Information Science and Computer Engineering
Articles Information
American Journal of Information Science and Computer Engineering, Vol.2, No.1, Jan. 2016, Pub. Date: Jul. 15, 2016
Stealth-Obfuscation Zero Knowledge Proof Authentication Protocol
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Authors
[01] Edward Danso Ansong, Department of Computer Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
[02] James Ben Hayfron-Acquah, Department of Computer Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
Abstract
In this paper we present a password authentication protocol over untrusted networks. This password authentication protocol stores user password in a non-plaintext equivalent therefore a breached database would not reveal enough information about the user password. This protocol relies on the strength of discrete logarithms with the Schnorr Signature Scheme and also goes further to satisfy all properties of a zero knowledge proof system.
Keywords
Dictionary Attacks, Discrete Exponentiation, Zero Knowledge Proof System, Schnorr Signature Scheme
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