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Serious security flaw in OAuth, OpenID discovered

Attackers can use the "Covert Redirect" vulnerability in both open-source log-in systems to steal your data and redirect you to unsafe sites.

By May 2, 2014


To stop security breaches, kill the username and password

You don't have to be an online security expert to know that usernames and passwords are not cutting it. It's time to completely re-think how we manage our online identities.

By August 7, 2014


Mozilla bridges Gmail to Persona log-in

Missing from its first months in beta, Mozilla's Persona Web site log-in system now adds Gmail to its list of sign-in credentials you can use.

By August 8, 2013


Mozilla brands Persona as password killer

An update to Mozilla's beta log-in system lays the groundwork for using preferred Web mail username and password to sign in on multiple sites.

By April 9, 2013


Add highlighting or sticky notes to any Web page

When doing research or visiting a favorite Web site, keeping a few notes can always be handy.

By February 23, 2012


Webware 100 winner: OpenID

Webware 100 winner: OpenID

By May 19, 2009


OpenID comes to Facebook, at last

The universal log-in standard hadn't come to Facebook sooner because of security and user experience concerns, a post on the social network's blog explained.

By May 18, 2009


Podcast: MySpace promotes OpenID

Larry Magid talks with Max Engel of the social network about the company's efforts to promote log-in identification cooperation among various sites.

By March 3, 2009


Facebook steps into OpenID Foundation

We may not see OpenID coming to Facebook Connect anytime soon, but this is a big step for the social network that many open-standards advocates once wrote off for its walled-garden nature.

By February 5, 2009


Ep. 64: Who owns your online identity?

You own your identity. That's why we talk about identity theft: Identity is clearly personal, and it can be stolen from us. But it can also, in some cases, be legally taken. So who really owns your online identity? Your social network? Your reputation? We discuss with two experts: Dick Hardt, who worked on OpenID, and Peter Kazanjy of the reputation service Honestly.com.

By February 11, 2011