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Google’s 2-Step Verification Now Supports FIDO “Universal 2nd Factor” Open Standard

Today, Google announced that the 2-Step Verification security for its Google accounts will get even stronger thanks to new support for the Universal 2nd Factor (U2F, for short) open standard created by the FIDO Alliance.

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