W3C authorises WebAuthn standard for password-less authentication

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WebAuthn standard enables logins via biometrics, USB keys, mobile phones and smartwatches

The Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) and the FIDO Alliance have officially approved the Web Authentication or WebAuthn standard for password-less authentication. WebAuthn provides a technical stan...

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