Implement SQRL authenticator

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Status

Firefox OS
Gaia::Camera
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enhancement
4 years ago
3 years ago

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(Reporter: Mardeg, Unassigned)

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Description

4 years ago
For signing a laptop/desktop computer into websites without a 3rd party, which also means this makes more sense built-in than as a webapp:

Firefox OS takes a picture of the QR code and signs the sqrl: protocol URL in that code using a private key derived from its master secret and the URL's domain name, then sends the matching public key to the site identifying the user with a signature to authenticate it.
The sqrl: protocol could also be registered within Firefox OS so a link can just be tapped for the same sign in on the phone itself, but this could be split into a separate bug.

Secure QR Login looks to be presented to the W3C as a standard soon, meanwhile this could be implemented experimentally behind a pref.
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Updated

4 years ago
OS: Windows XP → All
Hardware: x86 → All
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Comment 1

4 years ago
Documentation for this could borrow from the illustrated guide at http://sqrl.pl/
Severity: normal → enhancement
Keywords: feature
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