Microsoft works without a password and replaces it with a fingerprint or authentication apps

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Microsoft announced that all users can now go without a password and log into their accounts using other methods such as fingerprints or authentication apps instead. In March of this year.

According to the British newspaper, “Daily Mail”, the problem with passwords was that they could be guessed or stolen, and when they were detailed enough to be safe it was generally difficult to remember, however, it is not clear how secure one’s account would be if a phone containing Authentication application.

No Password will not work with some older devices and platforms, including consoles Xbox 360 And Office 2010 And Windows 8.1 or older.

However, for years passwords have been the most important layer of security for everything in our digital lives, from email to bank accounts, shopping carts and video games, and we are always expected to create complex and unique passwords, remember them, and change them frequently, but nobody He likes to do it too.

You can use an app Microsoft Authenticator or Windows Hello or a security key or verification code sent to your phone or email to sign in to your favorite apps and services, like Microsoft Outlook And Microsoft OneDrive And Microsoft Family Safety.

According to Microsoft, users who go without a password and then lose access to their authentication app can resort to a number of backup login options.

This includes facial recognition, a physical security key or the use of SMS or email codes.



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