• Google plans to make passwords obsolete soon

    1 month ago - By Pocketnow

    Google says it will soon automatically enable two-factor authentication for accounts that are ‘appropriately configured.'
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  • Google will soon make two-factor authentication mandatory

    Google will soon make two-factor authentication mandatory

    1 month ago - By TechRadar

    Google is commemorating World Password Day by adding further protection to its users' passwords.
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  • Apps on the Google Play Store will need to show privacy information next year

    Apps on the Google Play Store will need to show privacy information next year

    1 month ago - By MobileSyrup

    Google has announced plans to start showing details on the Play Store about the data that apps collect on users, following in the footsteps of Apple .
    The search giant will add a new safety section to app listings in the Play Store - according to a timeline Google shared, that should show up for users sometime in Q1 2022. The section will include information about data collection, privacy and security practices.
    For example, the section will list if apps collect information like location, contacts or personal details like email addresses. Moreover, Google wants app developers to use the...
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  • The Pixel 6 and 5a 5G might still get unlimited Google Photos storage

    The Pixel 6 and 5a 5G might still get unlimited Google Photos storage

    1 month ago - By MobileSyrup

    It appears that Google Photos is going to rebrand its free photo backup option for Pixel users as ‘Storage Saver,' suggesting that future Google phones like the rumoured Pixel 6 will still have the feature.
    As it stands now, users can back up their photos in two ways: ‘Original Quality,' the highest quality available, and ‘High Quality,' which degrades photos slightly, but allows all Google Photos users to upload unlimited photos. That free upload tool ends on June 1st for everyone except for Pixel owners, who will be able to upload in High Quality for free.
    For everyone else, High Quality...
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  • Microsoft Edge is getting new security improvements on Windows 10

    Microsoft Edge is getting new security improvements on Windows 10

    1 month ago - By TechRadar

    New security features will protect users when browsing the web and when using Edge's password manager to autofill passwords.
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  • Google to enroll everyone in two-factor verification to keep you protected

    Google to enroll everyone in two-factor verification to keep you protected

    1 month ago - By Android Central

    Google is going to protect you whether you like it or not.
    What you need to know
    Google is highlighting its password management tools on World Password Day.
    Eligible accounts will be automatically enrolled into two-factor authentication.
    Google hopes to stop using passwords eventually due to their insecure nature.
    Google has announced that it will automatically enroll users into two-factor authentication in a move to better protect accounts. The announcement came as Google recognizes World Password Day.
    In a blog post , Google stated that accounts that are " appropriately configured " will...
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  • Following Apple's launch of privacy labels, Google to add a ‘safety' section in Google Play

    Following Apple's launch of privacy labels, Google to add a ‘safety' section in Google Play

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    Months after Apple's App Store introduced privacy labels for app s, Google announced its own mobile app marketplace, Google Play, will follow suit. The company today pre-announced its plans to introduce a new “safety” section in Google Play, rolling out next year, which will require app developers to share what sort of data their apps collect, how it's stored, and how it's used.
    For example, developers will need to share what sort of personal information their apps collect, like users' names or emails, and whether it collects information from the phone, like the user's precise location...
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  • Google will soon automatically enroll users in 2FA

    1 month ago - By The Next Web

    Google is so sick of you relying on passwords that the company hopes to one day ditch the authentication method altogether. But in the meantime, the search giant is introducing a simpler way of improving security online: activating two-factor authentication on your Google accounts by default. The Big G currently offers 2FA - also known as two-step verification - as an optional setting, but will soon turn it on automatically. [Read: 3 new technologies ecommerce brands can use to connect better with customers] Mark Risher, Google's director of product management, identity, and user security...
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  • Google wants to eliminate the use of passwords, focuses on 2FA

    Google wants to eliminate the use of passwords, focuses on 2FA

    1 month ago - By MobileSyrup

    May 6th is World Password Day , a day dedicated to promoting safer password practices. Today, Google announced that moving forward, all users of its various services will be prompted to enable two-factor authentication, and those who have already done so will be asked to verify that they are who they claim they are. Additionally, Google will enable two-factor authentication by default for users soon.
    Two-factor authentication, also referred to as multi-factor authentication, 2-step verification or 2FA, is a security feature that requires you to provide credentials other than your password...
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  • Google will enroll users in two-step verification to add a layer of security

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    Google will soon automatically enroll users in two-step verification to add another level of security for Google Account subscribers who are using Google developed apps.
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