5/9/2023: The passwordless mess


Passwordless logins are a mess

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eBay’s passwordless login prompt.

Ready or not, the tech industry believes it’s time to start killing the password.

After discussing the idea in mostly theoretical terms last year, companies like Google and Apple are starting to push passwordless logins in earnest. By weaning people off passwords, they hope to make account logins easier and less susceptible to phishing attacks.

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