WWPass Authentication

WWPass Authentication

WWPass authentication extension for Google Chrome

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What is WWPass Authentication?
WWPass Authentication is a Chrome extension that connects the browser to the WWPass Hardware token for passwordless Multifactor Authentication (MFA) and client-side encryption. It requires the WWPass native application to operate.
Stats
Users: 92 ▲ 1
Version: 1.0.9 (Last updated: 2024-01-11)
Creation date: 2023-03-29
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • nativeMessaging
Size: 11.34K
URLs: Website
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Summary

The extension connects the Chrome browser to the WWPass Hardware token (USB or smart card) for passwordless Multifactor Authentication (MFA) and client-side encryption. WWPass native application is required for the extension to operate. See https://ks.wwpass.com/, WWPass Key Services site for details.

With the WWPass software bundle installed on a computer, the extension suggests a user to connect the WWPass crypto token, detects the presence of the token, and starts the user authentication.

Safety
Risk impact

WWPass Authentication may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

WWPass Authentication is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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