Reply to post: More or less secure

GitHub upgrades two-factor authentication with WebAuthn support


More or less secure

What I don't get is they intend to shift from a password that may be easy or hard to guess but should at-least be in your head to a device that falls out of your pocket multiple times a day and is left on the table countless times.

Yes that device will allow the use of codes far too hard to computationally guess but this makes the old stealing a physical key a thing again and one far easier that stealing car keys. But this time it happens to hold the keys to that persons life and now also they company they work for.

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