Secure authentication mechanism using quick response codes

Patent No. 9,300,658

Issued: March 29, 2016
Filed: February 12, 2015

Inventor: Sadacharam; Saravanan (Chennai, IN), Viswanathan; Ram (Plano, TX)
Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)

A method of securing authentication of a user's identity is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of: an authentication program of an entity receiving initiation of a transaction from a user; the authentication program searching for associated information of the user; the authentication program choosing an authentication query requiring input from the user based on the associated information; the authentication program generating a visual code representing the authentication query; the authentication program splitting the visual code into pieces; and the authentication program sending each piece of visual code to the user via a separate communication channel. A method of securing authentication of a user's identity with an entity is also disclosed.

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