User selection of computer login

  • US 7,350,078 B1
  • Filed: 03/04/2002
  • Issued: 03/25/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/26/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A computer-implemented method for creating a signature for subsequent authentication comprising:

  • indicating to a user commencement of signature input recording;

    recording user input signals by type from at least one user-selected device among a plurality of selectable user input devices,wherein a signal comprises a set of related software-recognizable data of the same type received from at least one input device, andwherein at least one user-selectable input device affords recording a plurality of signal types, andwherein a signal type comprises a category, among a plurality of possible categories, of measurable variable input associated with at least one user-selectable input device;

    terminating said recording;

    creating a signature based at least in part upon said recording; and

    storing said signature.

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