Facebook Adds authentication via USB Key!

after Google and dropbox, Facebook also adds authentication with USB stick. Users will now have one more solution to protect their Facebook account. 


Nowadays, even with a double authentication, it is unfortunately still easy to be a victim of phishing. For reinforcing your account security even more, Facebook offers to secure it with USB key. Simply insert the key and press a button to log in your account. this method is faster than double authentification, but also safer.

If the USB stick offers more security, it nevertheless has some disadvantages. First of all, it means having it always with you and never losing it. Then, its use is very limited for the smartphones. Indeed, apart from NFC Android smartphones, Chrome and Google, the method is not compatible with an iPhone for example.

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