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ID: 135366


Date: 2019-05-15

Google discloses security bug in its Bluetooth Titan Security Keys, offers free replacement

Google today disclosed a security bug in its Bluetooth Titan Security Key that could allow an attacker in close physical proximity to circumvent the security the key is supposed to provide. The company says the bug is due to a misconfiguration in the Titan Security Keys Bluetooth pairing protocols and that even the faulty keys still protect against phishing attacks. Still, the company is providing a free replacement key to all existing users. The bug affects all Titan Bluetooth keys, which sell for $50 in a package that also includes a standard USB/NFC key, that have a T1 or T2 on the back. To exploit the bug, an attacker would have to be within Bluetooth range (about 30 feet) and act swiftly as you press the button on the key to activate it. The attacker can then use the misconfigured protocol to connect their own device to the key before your own device connects. With that — and assuming that they already have your username and password — they could sign into your account. Google also notes that before you can use your key, it has to be paired to your device. An attacker could also potentially exploit this bug by using their own device and masquerading it as your security key to connect to your device when you press the button on the key. By doing this, the attacker can then change their device to look like a keyboard or mouse and remote control your laptop, for example. All of this has to happen at the exact right time, though, and the attacker must already know your credentials. A persistent attacker could make that work, though. Google argues that this issue doesnt affect the Titan keys main mission, which is to guard against phishing attacks, and argues that users should continue to use the keys until they get a replacement. It is much safer to use the affected key instead of no key at all. Security keys are the strongest protection against phishing currently available, the company writes in todays announcement. The company also offers a few tips for mitigating the potential security issues here. Some of Googles competitors in the security key space, including Yubico, decided against using Bluetooth because of potential security issues and criticized Google for launching a Bluetooth key. While Yubico previously initiated development of a BLE security key, and contributed to the BLE U2F standards work, we decided not to launch the product as it does not meet our standards for security, usability and durability, Yubico founder Stina Ehrensvärd wrote when Google launched its Titan keys. Google takes on Yubico and builds its own hardware security keys