Yearly Archives: 2012


Vulnerability report: Data confusion 5

In May of last year a group of security researchers identified a flaw in some OpenID implementations.  They have recently identified a related flaw in some OpenID implementations.  See data-confusion-bugreport (1) for their report. The researchers contacted the main websites impacted, and those sites have deployed a fix. OpenID Foundation board members have […]


Deutsche Telekom and the OpenID Foundation

In 2011 the OpenID Foundation welcomed Deutsche Telekom as a new member. By joining the Foundation and other industry leaders such as Microsoft, Ping Identity, Google, PayPal, & Symantec, Europe’s largest telecommunications company is supporting decentralized authentication systems for easy online login, such as OpenID. In the development of consumer […]


OpenID Connect Implementer’s Drafts Approved 7

The OpenID membership has approved the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts in the vote held from February 7th to 15th, 2012: • Basic Client Profile – Simple self-contained specification for a web-based Relying Party. (This spec contains a subset of the information in Messages and Standard.) • Discovery – Defines […]


Vote for OpenID Connect Implementer’s Drafts is open 2

Link: https://openid.net/foundation/members/polls/62 The OpenID AB+Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: • Basic Client Profile – Simple self-contained specification for a web-based Relying Party. (This spec contains a subset of the information in Messages and Standard.) • Discovery – Defines how user and provider endpoints […]


OpenID Foundation 2012 Community Board Member Election 2

This is to announce the 2012 election of OpenID Foundation community board members. The Foundation plays an important role in the evolution of Internet identity technologies. Those elected will help determine what role the OIDF should play in helping facilitate faster and broader adoption of open standard identity systems. Last […]