Windows Hello vulnerabilities affect multiple laptop models
The biometric Windows Hello implementations of several laptop manufacturers contain vulnerabilities. Researchers at Blackwing Intelligence researched the laptops from Microsoft, Lenovo and Dell, among others.
Windows Hello is an authentication tool that allows users to log into their devices usi... Read more
Microsoft expands support for passkeys in Windows 11
Windows Insiders will soon be able to sign into their accounts using passkeys and Windows Hello.
This week Microsoft announced that is is expanding support for passkeys in Windows 11, enabling users to log into websites and apps using biometric authentication.
Passkeys allow users to replace... Read more
Passwordless: how will it change the future of authentication?
According to some security professionals, passwords will disappear as an authentication mechanism. Instead, we're heading to a passwordless future. However, a group of security professionals don't believe in passwords disappearing that quickly. What direction are we heading?
For many, the passwo... Read more
‘Microsoft: 150 million people log in every month without a password’
Microsoft announces that 150 million people use the company's passwordless login solutions. In November 2019, only 100 million users logged in without a password.
According to Microsoft, these are users of Azure, GitHub, Office and Xbox. They use Windows Hello (fingerprint and facial recogn... Read more
Log in to Microsoft services such as Outlook and OneDrive without a password now possible
Now that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is ready to be rolled out again, Microsoft is looking to the future again. Today, the company reports that Edge web browser now allows users to log in to key Microsoft services without a password.
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10, version 1809, supports WebAu... Read more