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Google Play Store will no longer show notifications for updated apps

iPhone can now secure your Google Account iPhones Can Now Be Used to Generate 2FA Security Keys for Google Accounts
Noel Elliott | 16 January, 2020, 00:40

According to a Google cryptographer, the feature makes use of Apple's Secure Enclave hardware, which securely stores ‌Touch ID‌, Face ID, and other cryptographic data on iOS devices.

While it's nice to know which apps have automatically been updated, having your phone ping every time this happens may also get a little annoying, and it seems Google is erring on the side of caution here and has decided that telling users every time an app has been updated is probably not very useful.

Google has taken a huge step towards making it easier for iPhone users to log in to Google services securely using two-factor authentication keys.

Smart Lock is a form of two-factor authentication.

U.S. Airlines Banned From Flying Over Iraq, Iran After Missile Attack
Senior political and military officials had promised to take harsh revenge on the USA for the death of General Soleimani . "Last night, we slapped them on the face", he said , with the crowd responding with chants of "death to America".

This way, you can protect your Google account against hacking attempts on any device with your iPhone's help, even when sensitive information like your user credentials has been stolen. There are still some situations in which Google will prompt two security keys as a requirement to APP enrollment, but if you come through the program's homepage, you should be able to just link up a single mobile device and be done with it.

Google has provided this helpful guide on how to set up one's phone's built-in security key and use it. Bluetooth-enabled iPhones and Android devices act as an alternative to plugging in a physical key - something required at some security-minded companies - allowing Google to only send over a login prompt if the phone is physically near the device trying to access the account.

Check your iPhone for a Smart Lock notification. This feature could also be quite useful for those who live in countries where security keys are not readily available for purchase.

"With attacks on the rise, and many major events on the horizon this year like the USA elections in November, the Advanced Protection Program offers a simple way to incorporate the strongest account protection that Google offers", Google Advanced Protection Program PM Shuvo Chatterjee concluded.

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