Tag: FIDO U2F security key

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Nov 14, 2014

Yubico’s Take on U2F Key Wrapping

How does Yubico’s implementation of U2F claim to be able to support any number of services with unique key pairs when we have limited storage? And do this in a way that is secure and respects your privacy? First off, a refresher on how this is described in the U2F specification: “U2F tokens might not

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Why FIDO U2F Was Designed to Protect Your Privacy

If you are not a dictator, you probably love the Internet. During the Arab Spring protests, social media played an important role in helping people to connect and organize protests against non-democratic governments. Inevitably, this created a backlash against such sites, intimidating them to provide information about individuals. In a discussion with a security engineer at

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Google Unveils FIDO U2F Security Key Support

Google today announced on its security blog an extra layer of security for Google Accounts based on the emerging strong authentication standard; Universal 2nd Factor or U2F. This is a good day for the Internet. As a driving contributor to FIDO U2F specifications, Yubico celebrates this big day by releasing a new blue campaign version