[Cryptography] How Google's Physical Keys Will Protect Your Password

Viktor Dukhovni cryptography at dukhovni.org
Mon Oct 30 15:15:32 EDT 2017

> On Oct 30, 2017, at 4:08 AM, Peter Gutmann <pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
> Somewhat less snarkily, is there anything actually novel here, or is it just
> really old news that's new again because the term "Google" is attached?  I
> can't see anything to get excited about.  It's not even "Google's Keys", it's
> someone else's stuff that Google has adopted.

The real question is whether it gets widespread adoption.  Often
the real novelty is figuring out how to get things deployed in
practice.  Time will tell whether this effort to get beyond
passwords will gain some traction.


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