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Apple, Google, and Microsoft want to kill the password with “Passkey” standard


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The standard is being called either a "multi-device FIDO credential" or just a "passkey." Instead of a long string of characters, this new scheme would have the app or website you're logging in to push a request to your phone for authentication. From there, you'd need to unlock the phone, authenticate with some kind of pin or biometric, and then you're on your way.

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Instead of a password, devices could look for your phone over Bluetooth.

 

I wonder how secure this will be. When they can't even protect NFC and Car key from being Copied.

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2 hours ago, bonami2 said:
ARSTECHNICA.COM

Instead of a password, devices could look for your phone over Bluetooth.

 

I wonder how secure this will be. When they can't even protect NFC and Car key from being Copied.

in all honesty, probably not very , i mean local bluetooth at home, youd get away with it. out and about with a laptop. kinda sketchy

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11 minutes ago, PCSarge said:

in all honesty, probably not very , i mean local bluetooth at home, youd get away with it. out and about with a laptop. kinda sketchy

I can only agree. We already have phone that got Spyware in them. Now you add bluetooth passkey connection.

People that work for big corporation will end up in trouble if the id get stolen :confused_confused1:

 

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7 hours ago, bonami2 said:

I can only agree. We already have phone that got Spyware in them. Now you add bluetooth passkey connection.

People that work for big corporation will end up in trouble if the id get stolen :confused_confused1:

 

not to mention the number of parents who allow their phones to babysit the children....    

"Honey,did you reset my password?"

"No dear,Why?"

"(sigh) Damn kids again...."

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1 hour ago, schuck6566 said:

not to mention the number of parents who allow their phones to babysit the children....    

"Honey,did you reset my password?"

"No dear,Why?"

"(sigh) Damn kids again...."

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I just died :lachen:

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