A new application from Microsoft .. You will no longer need...

A new application from Microsoft .. You will no longer need...
A new application from Microsoft .. You will no longer need...
Microsoft has announced that all users can now sign in to their accounts “without a password”, using other methods such as fingerprints.

The company’s move follows the initial rollout of this feature to Microsoft’s commercial customers in March 2021.

According to the company, almost all employees are already taking advantage of the passwordless login features.

She explained that the problem with passwords is that they can be guessed or stolen, and when they are detailed enough to be secure they are generally difficult to remember.

In contrast, they said, only appropriate users could provide their fingerprint or reply using the authentication app on their phone.

However, it is not clear how secure a person’s account will be if the phone containing the authentication app is hacked.

No Password will not work with some older devices and platforms – including Xbox 360, Office 2010 and Windows 8.1 (Windows 8.1) consoles.

“No one likes passwords,” Vasu Jakal, Microsoft’s vice president of security, compliance, and identity, wrote in a blog post. “They are inconvenient, and a prime target for attacks. Yet for years, they have been the most important layer of security for everything in our digital lives, from email to accounts. Banking, shopping carts, and video games. We are expected to create and remember complex, unique passwords, and change them frequently, but no one likes to do that either. For the past two years, we’ve said the future is passwordless, and today I’m excited to announce the next step in this Vision”.

cbe718fc-466c-4f81-a2dd-56475bb3bd23.jpe

“Starting today, you can now completely remove the password from your Microsoft account. Use the Microsoft Authenticator app or

Windows Hello, a security key or verification code sent to your phone or email to sign in to your favorite apps and services, such as Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft OneDrive, and Microsoft Family Microsoft Family Safety and more.

“This feature will be rolled out in the coming weeks,” he concluded.

According to Microsoft, users who enable the “do not use password” feature and then lose access to their authentication app can resort to a number of backup login options.

This includes facial recognition (if available), a physical security key, or the use of SMS or email codes.

And more companies will be headed toward this, as Apple added features in iOS 15 to prepare for similar moves toward more secure logins and to forgo the use of passwords.

These were the details of the news A new application from Microsoft .. You will no longer need... for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at saudi24news and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

Author Information

I am Jeff King and I’m passionate about business and finance news with over 4 years in the industry starting as a writer working my way up into senior positions. I am the driving force behind Al-KhaleejToday.NET with a vision to broaden the company’s readership throughout 2016. I am an editor and reporter of “Financial” category. Address: 383 576 Gladwell Street Longview, TX 75604, USA Phone: (+1) 903-247-0907 Email: [email protected]