Some Of Google’s Titan Security Keys Might Not Be So Secure

Last year, Google launched the Titan security key. For those who are unfamiliar with the gadget, it is a security key that helps authenticate the user to whichever device it is plugged into or connected to. The idea is that by leaving it connected to a device like a computer, in theory, you would never need to have to enter a password again.Google had previously boasted how its Titan security key used by its employees allowed them to avoid any kind of phishing attempts, but it seems that some Titan keys might not be as secure. In a post on Google’s Security Blog, the company announced that they will be recalling and replacing some of the Titan keys bought by some of their customers.This is due to a Bluetooth vulnerability which would, in theory, allow a hacker to connect to the device. However, before you get too panicked, we should note that not all Titan keys are affected by this, and that it only affects Bluetooth pairing only. Also, as Google points out, the attack isn’t quite as easy to pull

Some Of Google’s Titan Security Keys Might Not Be So Secure

Last year, Google launched the Titan security key. For those who are unfamiliar with the gadget, it is a security key that helps authenticate the user to whichever device it is plugged into ...

Thu 16 May 19 from Ubergizmo

Google Offers Free Bluetooth Titan Security Key Replacements Over Security Concerns

Google Titan Security Keys are supposed to be the best way to secure your online accounts, and come with two-factor authentication. Google has stated that it uses the Titan Security Keys internally. ...

Thu 16 May 19 from HotHardware

Google recalls some Titan security keys after it discovers Bluetooth flaw

A misconfiguration in the key's Bluetooth pairing protocols made it possible for a hacker who is within 30 feet of the user to either communicate with the security key or the device it's paired ...

Wed 15 May 19 from Daily Mail

Google recalls some Titan security keys after finding Bluetooth vulnerability

Google is recalling its Bluetooth Titan security keys due to a vulnerability that could allow attackers to connect to your device. No need to panic -- the bug only seems to apply to ...

Wed 15 May 19 from Engadget

Bluetooth pairing bug forces Google to recall select Titan Security Keys

A misconfiguration in the wireless pairing protocols of the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) version of the Titan Security Key has forced Google to recall the device.

Wed 15 May 19 from Techspot

Google warns Bluetooth Titan security keys can be hijacked by nearby hackers

Attackers can connect their own device to Bluetooth-enabled keys used for 2fa.

Wed 15 May 19 from Arstechnica

Google warns Titan Security Key has Bluetooth bug that leaves it vulnerable - CNET

Hackers could exploit a flaw in how the company's security key pairs with a device over Bluetooth. Google is offering free replacement keys.

Wed 15 May 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Google recalls its Bluetooth Titan Security Keys because of a security bug

Google today disclosed a security bug in its Bluetooth Titan Security Key that could allow an attacker in close physical proximity to circumvent the security the key is supposed to provide. ...

Wed 15 May 19 from TechCrunch

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