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Inkblot Auth: Authenticate users by showing them inkblot images

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This class can authenticate users by showing them inkblot images.

It can associate a given user password with a list of inkblot images. The user chooses the password after seeing a list of inkblots and tell what those inkblots look like.

The class can authenticate the user after showing him the same inkblots in a random order and asking the user to tell those inkblots remind him.

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Name: Inkblot Auth
Base name: inkblot-auth
Description: Authenticate users by showing them inkblot images
Version: 1.0
PHP version: 5.0
License: BSD License
All time users: 393 users
All time rank: 5813
Week users: 0 users
Week rank: 1665 Equal
 
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PHP Programming Innovation award nominee
October 2011
Number 9
The inkbloth authentication method is able to authenticate users by asking them what words remind those users certain images that are presented to them.

This class provides a PHP implementation of this authentication approach.

Manuel Lemos

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Inkblot auth documentation Documentation and example scripts in action
Microsoft Inkblot Authentication Microsoft's research about using inkblots in authentication
Password test Testing different authentication options

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Files folder imageinkblots (8 files)
Plain text file inkblot_auth.php Class Main class
Accessible without login Plain text file example.php Example Simple registration and uathentication example

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  Accessible without login Image file image.png Data Random inkblot image
  Accessible without login Image file image1.jpg Data Random inkblot image
  Accessible without login Image file image15.gif Data Random inkblot image
  Accessible without login Image file image2.jpg Data Random inkblot image
  Accessible without login Image file image4.jpg Data Random inkblot image
  Accessible without login Image file image5.jpg Data Random inkblot image
  Accessible without login Image file image6.gif Data Random inkblot image
  Accessible without login Image file image8.gif Data Random inkblot image

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