Passkeys were developed by the FIDO Alliance, an industry body with the stated aim of helping to “reduce the world’s over-reliance on passwords” with the likes of Apple, Google and Microsoft amongst its members. First promoted as an alternative to passwords back in mid-2022, the clever system relies on the same biometrics that allow you login to your iPhone, iPad, Windows PCs, Samsung phones and tablets, Android phones, and dozens more, without typing out a password or PIN.


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