A Google login attempt on a computer triggers a push notification to the phone, and they're required to press a button on Google's Smart Lock app to complete the authentication process. Secure Enclave in the chips is also used by iOS devices to hold FaceID and Touch ID data along with other data that needs to be secured.
Now, iPhone users can download the Google Smart Lock app, activating the devices to function as a physical 2-factor authentication key - meaning that nobody can get into your Google account unless they're physically holding the phone. Paired with your username and password, of course.
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What did the results show? The actual number is higher; 22 of the state's 120 county health departments did not report. The virus still remains widespread in almost every state, with high levels of activity in 32 states.
Just eight months after Google brought its "strongest defence" against phishing scams and hack attacks to Androids, a Google blog post revealed they were extending it to iPhones with the Google Smart Lock app. And finally today, Google announced it had expanded the security key capability to Apple iPhones running iOS 10.0 and higher. This means that a hacker can log in to your account if your iPhone is already unlocked. Physical security keys are considered a much more secure option, and now your phone's hardware can be used for the same goal. "Use it to protect your personal Google Account, as well as your Google Cloud Accounts at work".
The Trump administration added Huawei to its so-called Entity List in May, forcing US tech giant Google to block the Chinese company from receiving updates to the licensed version of its Android operating system that runs on many Huawei devices.
However, previous year Sophos discovered that some application developers did not cancel the trial period of an Android application after it was uninstalled and instead continued to charge them despite the fact that they no longer used the application. But as Android Police found out, it was, apparently an intended but silently added new feature. Such security features often ask users who are logging into a certain service, like an email account, for a password.