|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 223 인용 특허 : 23|
Disclosed are a system and a method employing a user's fingerprint to authenticate a wireless communication. The user's personal fingerprint is employed as the secret key in the context of a modified "challenge-response" scenario. The system includes a fingerprint capture module on a mobile personal wireless communication device (e.g., a wireless telephone) and a central authentication system coupled to a conventional mobile switching center. The central authentication system contains information that associates each mobile identification number ("MIN") ...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.]1. A method for authenticating a call to be made over a communication system, the method comprising:(a) determining that the call has been initiated from a source;(b) encrypting a challenge with stored fingerprint minutiae data to produce an encrypted challenge;(c) sending the encrypted challenge to the source for the purpose of decrypting by the source with source fingerprint minutiae data from a user of the source;(d) determining whether source fingerprint minutiae data provided from said source matches said stored fingerprin...