Microsoft Unveils Passkey Login for Passwordless Access on All Consumer Accounts

May 5, 2024
Microsoft Unveils Passkey Login for Passwordless Access on All Consumer Accounts
  • Microsoft has introduced passkey support for all consumer accounts, eliminating the need for passwords.

  • Users can create passkeys using biometric options or PINs, enhancing ease of access on Windows, Android, and iOS.

  • The technology not only adds convenience but also increases security, reducing vulnerability to cyber attacks.

  • Cross-device backup for passkeys is supported, ensuring user access is seamless and secure across platforms.

  • Tech giants like Apple and Google are also adopting passkey technology in their ecosystems.

  • Microsoft is set to enable passkey sign-ins for mobile app versions shortly, further advancing passwordless authentication.

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