Technology Web standard brings password-free sign-ins to virtually any site

16:01  10 april  2018
16:01  10 april  2018 Source:   engadget.com

Alexa hands-free mode is available on Fire 7 and 8 HD tablets

  Alexa hands-free mode is available on Fire 7 and 8 HD tablets If you own an Amazon Fire 7 or Fire 8 HD (2017) tablet, then you're in luck because your device just gained a new feature. If your device is connected to power and/or the screen is in use, you can use the device for smart home voice control thanks to Alexa. The software update that will enable the hands-free Alexa feature is currently rolling out to devices.If you have a PIN or password set on the device, you must unlock it to enable all Alexa hands-free features. You can also opt to disable all of these features (or control whether it works while the device is password locked) in the Alexa settings menu.

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a close up of a keyboard © Provided by Engadget Tech companies have been trying to do away with web passwords for years, but now it looks like they've reached a key milestone. The FIDO Alliance and W3C have launched a Web Authentication standard that makes it easier to offer truly unique encryption credentials for each site. That, in turn, lets you access virtually any online service in a PC browser through password-free FIDO Authentication, not just specific services. You can continue to use familiar methods like fingerprint readers, cameras and USB keys, and it can serve both in place of and in addition to passwords.

It's about more than convenience. That same uniqueness reduces the chances that a password compromised on one site can be used on another -- intruders shouldn't have free rein with your accounts even if they punch through a site's defenses.

The functionality is useful right now in Mozilla's Firefox browser, and should come to both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge in the "next few months." Opera has also publicly committed to the technology (there's no mention of Apple bringing it to Safari). No, you can't immediately forego all your passwords, but this could let you depend on biometric logins much more consistently than you have in the past.

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