Google launches a physical key to strengthen the security of its users

As we have a key to enter the home, Google now offers a physical key to connect to their online accounts. The device, which allows stronger security than the simple password, is not new. But it is not very widespread, and this time, it is a major player in the sector of new technologies that offers them. Wednesday, July 25, Google announced the launch of its Titan Security Key. It will be at first accessible to professionals customers of its Cloud service, before be available to all.

The password has certain limitations. Hackable, it does not allow itself to authenticate with certainty the owner of an account. The campaigns of a phishing scam, or ” phishing “, that deceive the user in order to fraudulently obtaining his passwords, for example, have demonstrated their effectiveness and have become commonplace.

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