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Google is replacing Bluetooth Titan Security Keys because of a vulnerability

Google is offering to provide owners of Bluetooth Titan Security Keys with free replacements because the products are affected by a serious security vulnerability.

The company has discovered that a “misconfiguration in the Titan Security Keys’ Bluetooth pairing protocols” could enable threat actors to take over user accounts under certain circumstances. This discovery is rather ironic, since Bluetooth Titan Security Keys are designed to protect user accounts through two-factor authentication (2FA) in a way that is safer than other 2FA methods such as authentication apps and SMS-based authentication.

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