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labbe5

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PostPosted: Tue 10 Apr 2018, 14:03    Post subject:  WebAuthn
Subject description: Chrome and Firefox will support a new standard for password-free logins
 

https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/10/17215406/webauthn-support-chrome-firefox-edge-fido-password-free

One small step towards a world without phishing

Called WebAuthn, the new open standard is currently supported in the latest version of Firefox, and will be supported in upcoming versions of Chrome and Edge slated for release in the next few months.
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belham2

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PostPosted: Tue 10 Apr 2018, 15:01    Post subject:  

Already been banging people on the their heads about FIDO, the technology for webauthn. The term webauthn is nothing but a marketing name for FIDO. My sensitive email has been unbreachable for nearly 2 years---this is what (cough, cough) goofballs use at NSA and other national agencies. Even the email/browser provider can't see in it because they don't have the physical key that backs FIDO. They/we try, but we still can't crack the dumb thing:

http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=112568

...and again here over a year & a half ago.....little late to the party on this news, no one wants to pay attention....

http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=107251
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