Github claiming current chrome version doesnt support security keys

so… wtf?

Did you check that there are no Chrome Extensions that might interfere with this (security, ad blockers, etc.). The fact that GitHub is reporting that Chrome doesn’t support the feature doesn’t necessarily mean it’s so, maybe it’s just not responding to some probe by GitHub, i.e. some other app is blocking the process (e.g. some anti-virus offer data protection features that prevent sensitive data from being passed to the browser unless you enable it for a specific domain, etc.).

I have only very basic extensions installed.

betterttv
ublock origin
reddit enhancement suite
enhanced steam
steam database
imagus

uBlock might be the culprit, it’s quite a powerful blocker:

from its repository:

The default behavior of uBlock Origin when newly installed is to block ads, trackers and malware sites – through EasyList, EasyPrivacy, Peter Lowe’s ad/tracking/malware servers, Online Malicious URL Blocklist, and uBlock Origin’s own filter lists. […]

Furthermore, advanced mode allows uBlock Origin to work in default-deny mode, which mode will cause all 3rd-party network requests to be blocked by default, unless allowed by the user.

You might want to try to disable this extension to test if that’s the problem.

Yes, that would have been the first thing I tried.

I’m a SRE. I wouldn’t have posted if this was a problem on my end.

Same issue for me.
Using Version 92.0.4515.131 (Official Build) (x86_64) on macOS.

Note that I can register and use my keys on other websites like Google, Gitlab and AWS.

Yep. Same here. My security keys work fine in other systems and my own keycloak infra, just github has decided to be broken for some reason.

This github bug has been silently fixed apparently.

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