[TriLUG] OT: RSA Securid - how does it work?
flanagannc at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 22:18:52 EDT 2008
To get the fob from paypal, go to paypal.com/securitykey
The one you have from work won't work, the tokens really can't be used
for more than one thing just yet. However that is coming, Verisign is
one of a group of vendors that will tie tokens to OpenID providers. I
would keep an eye out for that.
Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:
> Someone mentioned that ebay was offering these keys for
> In principle I expect the one I have from work would do, for
> any vendor, except that ebay would have to have some proof
> of who I am. Just the serial number is not going to do it (I
> would hope). If every bank, ebay, gas station start using
> these, are you going to be carrying only one of them, or is
> each vendor going to expect you to pay $50 for their's and
> you'll be carrying around a bucket full of them?
> (Yes I remember the ones about 5 credit cards thick with a
> crushable glass window).
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