Yahoo’s New Email App Dumps Passwords

Yahoo on Thursday that, Hotmail, and AOL Mail e-mail accounts from Yahoo Mail app you can create a password-free declaration. Apple’s iCloud sync with Gmail or mail there was no mention.

Over the years repeatedly hacked Yahoo services, occurring at the beginning of last year, when it is the most prominent user to reset the password to the hackers stole the eve of an undisclosed number of e-mail is working to improve safety.

Secure password feature free disposable passwords can be an extension of the ability to turn Yahoo in March.

Two-factor authentication feature that requires users to stop, and it is not clear whether the password is needed to free the same features.

The new Yahoo Mail app works on desktop and mobile devices.

Fighting for survival?

Yahoo’s move “in the sense that they know they have to do something to stay in the game of Maria,” said Mike Jude, research manager at Frost & Sullivan said.

Therefore, applications, cloud storage, internet search service, e-mail and – – “Google has been very good for the environment, while integrated with Google, Yahoo is a media outlet that is the way to leverage the power of its search for fun and profit taking, but it’s always a niche thing such has been, “he told TechNewsWorld.

In July, Yahoo Mail e-mail client less than 4 percent of the market; Gmail, 16 percent; Outlook, 8.5 percent; And, 4.3 percent.

A Yahoo spokeswoman was not immediately available to comment.

No password feature

Yahoo Mail is now a “Yahoo account key” feature that does away with the password is. It uses push notifications to users to access their account.

What can sign in using the account, users go to a Yahoo sign-in page, enter their user name or email address, and click “continue.” Yahoo account is generated by the server, and users on their devices, “Yes” to the prompt, tap.

Feature, which works with iOS and Android, is not connected to a device.

“Pretty much everyone goes under because of identity theft, one of them the way of salvation before the password is no doubt,” said Rob Enderle, Enderle Group principal analyst.

“Identity theft has become a serious problem, and has an impressive level of compromise,” he told TechNewsWorld. “Industry is concerned about a catastrophe.”

Symantec warned in June that cybercriminals to hack the accounts offered by different email providers use the password recovery feature.

Yahoo account settings “It will be difficult for criminal organizations to steal your identity,” Enderle said, “This is kind of the average hacker who purchased your identity off the web in the dark, as if they figure out how to clone your phone.” Said,

What else is new Yahoo Mail is Bright

Yahoo Mail users by tapping the on-screen messages, photos or attachments to find a new search feature that has been added.

When a user enters a couple of letters of a contact’s name, and the search results automatically messages, photos organized in connection with the exchange of contacts and attachments that are probably most known for his ability pulls autosuggest up.

When users search by keyword, Yahoo Mail applications to smart advice, messages, photos and attachments will be drawing from.

Users of a new message, “” can attach photos or videos by clicking on the icon. Photos and videos are automatically scaled and displayed in the email. “-” Icon to convert a photo to a regular attachment, users can tap.

Long pressing the “Compose” button to send an email to their use.

Security at Yahoo! loss

This summer, Yahoo lost its top two security personnel.

Chief Information Security Officer Alex Stamos, who was behind the company’s move away from passwords, left Facebook in June. His deputy Ramses Martinez, who stepped up to the left after Stamos, September and went to Apple.

Comments Enderle said, “It’s amazing they got this [new Yahoo Mail] completed, the” “given, they’ve lost their top two security people.”

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