What's your favorite security key?

I’m sick of waiting for the Yubikey USB-C + NFC to come out so I ordered a Solo Key even though the Amazon reviews look a little worrying. Do people generally stick with one supplier?

@ajz
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41Y

Yubi keys are no longer open source but Nitro keys are, so my preference would be Nitro keys.

vendion
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31Y

If only Nitro keys supported NFC, I use my Yubikeys to unlock my password manager on my phone as well as my computers.

Maya
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21Y

does that work well? because the solo key got here and boy howdy the nfc is not really functional… which kinda means forty bucks down the drain :(

vendion
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11Y

Yeah it works well for me, although for my setup I have a Yubikey NEO that has part of my GPG key on it. As for my password manager I use pass which encrypts my passwords using my GPG key and for my phone I use this client

@ajz
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21Y

NFC is mentioned here : https://github.com/Nitrokey/nitrokey-fido2-firmware Is it not yet officially supported ?

vendion
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31Y

I don’t see it listed on any of the current devices on their store front. Maybe they are working on releasing a key that supports NFC in the future.

Example since that is the firmware for the FIDO2 key under the technical specs (page is in German) https://shop.nitrokey.com/shop/product/nk-fi2-nitrokey-fido2-55 it only lists USB 1.1 Type A

Maya
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21Y

Looks like they only do usb a? Huh.

@ksynwa
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31Y

I have never owned or used one of these. How is Linux support for them?

Maya
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21Y

Arrives tomorrow—I’ll commandeer something Linux around the house and reply back. :) to be clear tho my big use case is webauthn; there may be deficient tooling around other uses and I won’t know.

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