Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Yahoo Unveils Own Login Without Password

Yahoo has unveiled a new service allowing users without their password on their account login. Instead of getting the own Yahoo password to remember, users of the new "on-demand" service sent an SMS with a short password, which must be completed.

To use the service, users must first log in using their own password and then register their phone. If the service is enabled, the user gets the next time he wants to login to see no password field, but a button that the password code of four characters is sent to his unit.

"This is the first step in eliminating passwords", said Yahoo CEO Dylan Casey while Southwest festival in Texas know. The process resembles that of two-factor authentication, only without the first factor, the password of the user. The new service is now available for US users, according to Yahoo . When it appears for other users is unknown.

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