Google introduces Security Key for better 2-step verification

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There is no doubt that search engine giant 'Google' gives prior focus on its users security and privacy, and for this concerns Google have implemented various security measures on its products. As earlier Google have made encryption by default for all its Gmail users and also had added many security layers on it.

Google security, email security, online security, security of your emails, secure emails, Google security features, Security KeyAs Google already had implemented 2-Factor Authentication which was one of the best feature for the  users security but if you want even tighter security then Google have brought something cool thing for you. Company have introduced support for physical security devices to help you out.

The feature is called Security Key and  it works via a physical device that verifies the accounts you’re logging into are genuinely connected to Google and not a phishing effort by online crooks. Instead of typing a code, just insert Security Key into your computer’s USB port and tap it when prompted in Chrome. When you sign into your Google Account using Chrome and Security Key, you can be sure that the cryptographic signature cannot be phished.

The Security key uses the FIDO Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) security protocol, which means that other websites that support the protocol can also access Security Key’s features within Chrome.

Google says that Security Key service will be free of charge but if your USB posrt didn't support the U2F than you’ll need to buy a compatible USB device form the U2F vendors. 

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