In OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 appeared native support two-factor authentication




The new version of the operating system OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 simpler way to access my account to Google. According to MacRumors, which debuted at this week’s beta update provides the ability to use two-factor authentication.


Two-factor authentication – a method of identifying in any service request using the credentials of two different types. This provides a two-layer, and therefore more effective, protect your account from unauthorized access.

In practice, it usually looks like this: first line – a login and password, the second – a special code that comes by SMS or email. In the case of Yandex services possible authorization by a fingerprint scanner.

Now to configure Google Accounts with two-factor authentication on a Mac user must obtain a separate password. In the version of OS X 10.10.3 input method for simplified services – made ​​possible authorization using SMS-messages or application Google Authenticator . Changes affect all the programs that support services Google, including Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, Messages and Notes.


It should be noted that the main innovation in OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 beta 1 has been the emergence of new applications for processing and storing images Photos that Apple will replace iPhoto. A test version of the new program is now available to registered developers. The final release of OS X 10.10.3 is expected this spring.

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