"Although one is unlikely to ever want to brute-force an Android lock pattern, many do wonder about the relative strength of the lock pattern versus a multi-digit personal identification number (PIN). It becomes obvious pretty quickly that there are many more lock patterns than the 10,000 possible four-digit PINs."--from the introduction.
Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law
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Scholarly Commons Citation
Kessler, G. C. (2013). Technology Corner: Calculating the Number of Android Lock Patterns: An Unfinished Study in Number Theory. Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law, 8(4). Retrieved from https://commons.erau.edu/db-security-studies/27