Passwords are often generated from readily available information such as family names and memorable events. However, people put the same readily available information on social media often times making it available to the general public. We propose an experiment to empirically validate the previous premise as well as develop an algorithm to generate passwords based off participant’s Facebook public information.
Buckman, Joseph; Giboney, Justin; and Hong, Yuan, "Social media is weakening passwords" (2015). WISP 2015 Proceedings. 3.