Phishing and other attacks usually have one goal: passwords. So the world could be a better place without passwords. There have already been several attempts to bury the passwords. All have failed – due to the complexity, the costs for hardware keys, for example, or the inconvenient use. The new approach with FIDO2 and Passkeys sounds more promising. By the way, FIDO stands for Fast Identity Online.


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