Google says it’s Advanced Protection Program will keep you safe from hackers (CNET News)

The internet giant says putting physical keys in the hands of its most at-risk users can protect them from government hackers. Here’s how they work. Watch more videos from CNET News here –

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Google says it's Advanced Protection Program will keep you safe from hackers (CNET News)

34 thoughts on “Google says it’s Advanced Protection Program will keep you safe from hackers (CNET News)

  • November 2, 2017 at 1:27 pm

    That thing has no point. The hacker can get into the Account of the Person I'm sending an e-mail.

  • November 2, 2017 at 1:28 pm

    Hacker will hack the google database and bang they got all of ur password. Also, if u lose that key u r screwed. Chances are you are more likely to lose the key

  • November 2, 2017 at 2:18 pm

    Need to know how to report if physical key is lost/ damaged and the system to request a new set of key.

  • November 2, 2017 at 3:00 pm

    Exactly, how is this any different than YUBIKEY other than Google branding and their cloud AI collecting data?

  • November 2, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    That's awesome but how many keys will we need all our media accounts? A key for Gmail yahoo and Outlook. What about LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter? This is just a small scale band-aid

  • November 2, 2017 at 4:01 pm

    Is Google stepping into Yubikey's territory? Or is this just a Yubikey sold by Google?

  • November 2, 2017 at 4:40 pm

    Ugh this video is so late I’ve been using the security key program for a year now

  • November 2, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    🤷🏿‍♂️ No iPad or iPhone

    and will it work with inbox app

  • November 2, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    how is it physical if it's still plugging into your computer and sending some sort of signal into the computer? cant the signal just be mimicked somehow?

  • November 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    2 keys = mark of the beast || lots of money

  • November 2, 2017 at 11:59 pm

    Google wants no one else but them to read your emails.

  • November 3, 2017 at 3:22 am

    Google should be taking care of fake news online and not this.

  • November 3, 2017 at 5:09 am

    I've had one of these for what must be at least a year now maybe two?

  • November 3, 2017 at 5:56 am

    What if the keys broken or lost ? Google backdoor ? Back in the days good old sha1 and des

  • November 3, 2017 at 6:59 am

    google believes in this tech i worked a contract for them and this was used

  • November 3, 2017 at 8:18 am

    China has been using this for over a decade, they use a u盾 all the time for online banking authentication.

  • November 3, 2017 at 10:39 am

    Does this work for multiple gmail accounts?

  • November 3, 2017 at 12:58 pm

    Isn't this the same as using your trusted phone to unlock? My Pixel acts as a physical key.

  • September 3, 2018 at 8:57 am

    You keep saying “it’s a code sent to your phone”, the text message one is, but the OTPs within “Authenticator” from google are not sent each time, they work just like a physical OTP token, they are codes that are worked out by a cryptographic algorithm on each end, googles server, and your phone, they are both encrypted with a 256-bit key. This method has been used for many many years and I’ve never heard of a time sensitive OTP ever being hacked…

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