Google is replacing Bluetooth Titan Security Keys because of a vulnerability

Google has issued a security advisory for its Bluetooth Titan Security Keys that is serious enough for it to replace them for free. The company says that there is a “misconfiguration in the Titan Security Keys’ Bluetooth pairing protocols” that could potentially allow an attacker to get access to your account or device — though only in a couple of specific (and specifically difficult to pull off) circumstances.

The company tells us that the news today is a coordinated disclosure — which means in part that the companies that make affected products are disclosing the issue at the same time. Feitian, which is the company that makes Google’s Titan Key but also sells keys under its own brand, disclosed the same vulnerability today and is o…

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Author: Dieter Bohn

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