06141760 is referenced by 51 patents and cites 10 patents.

A computerized method is provided for generating passwords for password controlled access points. Provided are a master password, an access password, and a user name. The master password, the service name, and the user name are combined using an irreversible function to generate a unique password. The function can be a one-way hash function. The combining can be performed by a browser of a client computer. A similar combining can also be used to generate a user name from the master password and the user's real name.

Title
System and method for generating unique passwords
Application Number
8/962505
Publication Number
6141760
Application Date
October 31, 1997
Publication Date
October 31, 2000
Inventor
Johannes Marais
Mountain View
CA, US
Krishna Bharat
Santa Clara
CA, US
Martin Abadi
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Fenwick & West
Assignee
Compaq Computer Corporation
TX, US
IPC
H04L 9/00
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