Intensify efforts to thwart Phishing Attack, Google Considering use Android And iOS devices are just like the physical security keys. The tech giant says it is going to implement the functionality of security keys like its own Titan security key on mobile devices, where these devices will be used. Bluetooth To verify that they are close to the device the user wants to log in to.
“Like the physical security keys, it helps prevent a remote attacker from cheating you by allowing a sign-in to their browser, giving us extra protection against ‘middleman’ attacks that can still work against SMS or Google Prompt. Google engineer Daniel Margolis said in a blog post that the company would launch the technology in more places in the next two months.
Tech Giant users will also expand the types of Google Prompt Challenges in case of unsuccessful and / or questionable login attempts. So, there’s going to be a new Google Prompt Challenge that requires users to connect their mobile devices to the same Wi-Fi network they’re trying to log in to. Google plans to ramp up phishing protections for its Google Suite applications DocsSheets and slides.