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    Google Authenticator to get NFC and BLE?

    News in brief

    The Google Authenticator app, which generates two-step verification codes as an additional layer of security when signing in, will soon add support for NFC and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), an APK teardown reported by Android Police reveals. “The obvious first question is whether or not NFC and BLE will be used to add accounts to the device or used to unlock other devices,” the publication says. “It could also be used for signing into various apps and services or even used to open an electronically locked door.”

    Filed by Email Rian Boden Published • Last updated 3 May 2016, 12:51

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