Banks Test ID Device for Online Security

Janusz A. Urbanowicz alex at
Wed Jan 5 03:23:26 PST 2005

On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 03:24:56PM -0500, Trei, Peter wrote:
> R.A. Hettinga wrote:
> > Okay. So AOL and Banks are *selling* RSA keys???
> > Could someone explain this to me?
> > No. Really. I'm serious...
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > RAH
> > --------
> The slashdot article title is really, really misleading.
> In both cases, this is SecurID.

In some cases this also may be VASCO DigiPass, which is system very similar
to SecurID, only cheaper. This technology seems to be quite popular in
Europe as couple banks in Poland routinely issue tokens, both VASCO and
SecurID to their customers for online authorization, and the tokens are used
both in password generation (as described in article) and challenge-response

mors ab alto 

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