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1. (WO2015047555) METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND MEDIA FOR AUTHENTICATING USERS USING MULTIPLE SERVICES

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/047555    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/050205
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 08 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: H04L 9/32
Applicants: ATHANASOPOULOS, Elias
KONTAXIS, Georgios
PORTOKALIDIS, Georgios
KEROMYTIS, Angelos, D.
Inventors: ATHANASOPOULOS, Elias
KONTAXIS, Georgios
PORTOKALIDIS, Georgios
KEROMYTIS, Angelos, D.
Title: METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND MEDIA FOR AUTHENTICATING USERS USING MULTIPLE SERVICES
Abstract:
Methods, systems, and media for automatically authenticating a user account using multiple services are provided. In accordance with some embodiments of the disclosed subject matter, methods for authenticating a user using multiple services are provided, the methods comprising: receiving, from a client device, first credentials for a target service account; authenticating the target service account based on the first credentials; issuing a redirecting request that directs the client device to at least one vouching service in response to authenticating the target service account; receiving a vouching response indicating that the client device has authenticated a vouching service account with the at least one vouching service, wherein the vouching response includes a vouching token; and providing the client device with access to the target service account in response to determining that the vouching service account is associated with the target service account.