Google Security Key, a USB announced with features

By posted on October 22, 2014 3:43PM
Google Security Key

The tech world has witnessed many new gadgets and with the help of these gadgets our life’s got better and brighter, but everything has a negative aspect too. If computer is invented, then people invented hacking too So, we are going to talk about hacking today. Well, with the help of hacking anyone can see your computer work and can delete or take away files. Anyone, can see your personal files too. Today, the search giant has got the Google Security Key announced. This is a USB based security system which will fight against hacking and malicious software.

The Google Security Key is a new kind of device which will keep your computer safe. How? Well, this is the first question which comes in everyone’s mind.

This USB based device is there to allow you make more additions on the two step verification system. Well, the two-step verification is a system with the help of which you can make your email account more secure. In this processor, you need your password and phone number to get your account secured. Well, when you entered your password it will show that a security code has been sent to your mobile ending with xxxxxxxxx73 and thus, it is the traditional 2-step verification system which we have seen., but this security key increases the feature.

The question is that what was the need if the 2-step verification was there? Well, the answer is that the hackers have already broken those barriers. So, it is a mandatory step from the search giant. So, the search giant has assured that with the help of this security key you will be able to keep your account more safe. So,what you need?

The users now need a security key and the Chrome browser. Google assured that the attackers will not be able to do phishing on the cryptographic signature. It is a Chrome only tool and if you are having other browsers then those will not be able to perform this task. So, to use this security key you must need the Chrome Browser.

The security key costs not even a penny,but you need an exact U2F from the participating vendor. So, you can but that stuff from Amazon in US. Google also making a huge price range. The U2F can be bought between $5,99-$50. So, that is all for now do stay tuned while we bring more technology news.

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