Company announced Microsoft, that all users can now go without a password, and log into their accounts using other methods such as fingerprints or authentication apps Instead, the move by Washington-based Redmond follows an initial rollout of the feature for Microsoft’s commercial customers in March of this year.
According to the British newspaper “Daily Mail”, she was Password problem They can be guessed or stolen, and when they are detailed enough to be secure they are generally hard to remember, however, it is not clear how secure one’s account is if the phone with the authenticator app is hacked.
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.