10/17/15 5:47 PM

Yahoo to Eliminate Passwords?

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Yahoo is planning a new service to ensure password security. It has decided to eliminate totally. The new Yahoo Key Account Service can be accessed by both android and iOS users. Users are rewuired to sign up for Account Key service, eliminates the password feature. Instead of this, smart phones will be used for authenticity of ymail. Mobile Smart phone using the mail account will be sent a message containing Yes and No options. If it is an authentic attempt to login, users press Yes and yahoo mail account would open. If it is an illegitimate attempt to login, actual account holder may press No. Alternative accounts or mobile numbers registered on yahoo mail may be used to confirm identity in case of loss or robbery of the original smart phone. Dylan Casey, vice president of product management, Yahoo said that Account Key is more secure than traditional passwords because it prohibits anyone from signing in to access an account without the verification that Account Key provides.

 

 

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