This feature adds support for CTAP2 devices, which provide advanced security capabilities such as biometric authentication and resident keys (keys stored on the device). The WebAuthentication API ( formerly only supported Universal 2nd Factor (U2F, also known as CTAP1 ) devices at the transport layer. This change doesn't alter the API surface itself but enables richer device interactions via the existing Web Authentication API.


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Last updated on 2021-08-01