Windows 10: Chrome, Edge, and Firefox will support a new Web Authentication API


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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17713
       10 Apr 2018 #1

    Chrome, Edge, and Firefox will support a new Web Authentication API


    Chrome, Edge, and Firefox will support a new Web Authentication API that should give more protection against phishing and reduce the need for passwords.

    The WC3 Web Authentication API specification, or WebAuthn, promises a simpler and safer way of signing up to a site. Rather than register with a username and password, the user registers a fingerprint, retina, or other biometric stored in a smartphone.

    The system relies on public-key cryptography and ensures that each site a user signs up to has its own key pairs, addressing the common problem of password reuse...


    Read more: Chrome, Edge, Firefox user? Coming your way: New spec that cuts out passwords | ZDNet
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  2.    10 Apr 2018 #1

    The second video is quite something to think about.
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