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Multilevel Verification and User Recognition Strategy for E-mail Clients

  • Artan Luma
  • Bujar Raufi
  • Burim Ismaili
Conference paper

Abstract

User authentication and identification have always represented a challenge in web-based e-mail systems. The text-based authentication and user identification are not sufficient to address the security issues facing web-based e-mail systems. This sort of security is completely retrograde and obsolete for current security threats that easily undermine authentication, identification and non-repudiation. In this paper, a security increase in e-mail client is proposed by introducing multiple-level authentication and identification in e-mail clients. The proposed multilevel authentication and identification consist of four levels, where level-1 is the text-based authentication, level-2 involves an image based authentication and finally level-3 and level-4 use a specific algorithm that exploits the powerful properties of two mathematical operators called Pentors and UltraPentors applied against the image in level-2.

Keywords

Algorithms Authorisation Cryptography Cryptosystems E-mail security User authentication 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.South East European UniversityTetovoMacedonia

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