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#154261 22-Oct-2014 16:44
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So whats all this talk about Fido and keys and Google etc?

Sounds pretty cool!

I can only see the "keys" on Amazon at present

I presume you cant configure a USB key for this type of security, I know you can make a secure key from a usb stick

so is everyone going to have one?




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  #1160125 22-Oct-2014 16:56
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Got a link or something?  I mean I could google it but I wouldn't be sure I was looking at what you are looking at.

edit: assume you are talking about U2F? http://www.pcworld.com/article/2836692/how-the-fido-alliances-u2f-could-simplify-two-factor-authentication.html


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  #1160130 22-Oct-2014 17:06
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Was this recent news? Sounds a lot like a re-hash of the old smart card two factor authentication. 





 
 
 
 




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  #1160167 22-Oct-2014 17:40
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Ah yes.  The yubikey, basically it's a one-shot auth token which emulates a keyboard.  So you plug it in to a free USB, once the HID driver loads, you press on the little copper pad, and presto it punches out a one-time key.

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