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What is Mt. Gox's YubiKeys' “configuration protection access code”?

Does anyone know if Mt. Gox, now that they're bankrupt, has released their YubiKey's "configuration protection access code" (cf. this)? If so, we could reprogram the free YubiKeys they sent us and use ...
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Are there any BitAuth OpenSource plugins for Chrome, Firefox, or other browsers?

I'm interested in using BitAuth to sign into websites. Are there any plugins for browsers? I'm only interested in FOSS / Open Source implementations...
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BitFinex API call returns 400 bad request

Trying to get authentication with BitFinex to work. Docs here: https://www.bitfinex.com/pages/api Say the client wants to make a request to POST https://api.bitfinex.com/v1/order/new ...
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How does one “authenticate” a bitcoin user?

What is the minimum standard for authenticating a bitcoin user. Would it be enough, for instance to verify that someone named "Tom Au" will answer to that name at this email address? Or are more ...
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ANXBTC.com / MTGOX v2 API “Authentication”

I've signed up with ANXBTC.com and I'm trying to learn the API (based off MTGOX v2 API): http://docs.anxv2.apiary.io/ In order to issue commands, there needs to be authentication. I have a ...
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What parameters are used to calculate the challenge string during bitcoin mining (blockchain creation)?

How is the challenge string computed mathematically? What's preventing some node on the bitcoin network from broadcasting a challenge + proof to other nodes as it's own when it received it from some ...
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Trying to figure out the two-part authentication process. Can anyone give direct instructions?

I'm using btc-e.com verification, in the Finances section. It supplies two key codes and has a square bar code to scan. I've set up my google account for two-part verification, and google is ALSO ...
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How can multifactor authentication be used when there needs to be two people with access?

For a business account at a Bitcoin exchange, either of two people need to be able to send bitcoins or withdraw. This account will be configured with two-factor authentication. How can two of the ...
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Which Two-factor authentication methods are available at which exchanges?

I see that Mt. Gox now supports the Google Authenticator app (on Android, iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and on Blackberry) for 2-factor authentication (in addition to support for Yubikey, of ...
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What can a person do with special private keys?

The Alert message in the Standard Client will only be displayed if it is signed with a correct ECDSA private key. Should anyone get that private key, they would be able to propagate any alert through ...
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How would we know the real Satoshi?

Should Satoshi decide to reveal his or her true identity, how can one know the person is the real creator of Bitcoin, rather than a person who hacked the forum login, email address or the like? In ...
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Miner username and password - does it need to be unique in the major pools?

Every Bitcoin mining pool relies on Basic Access Authentication to identify the user and credit their account for the work performed. But does this identification in form of username and password have ...