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Facebook has upgraded the login security for its 1.79 billion users by integrating the unphishable protection of the FIDO U2F (universal 2nd factor authentication) Security Key into its social platform.

This means Facebook users, from individuals to the largest organizations, can have peace-of-mind knowing their account is safe and protected with a simple touch of a Security Key, such as the YubiKey. In the same way that people have keys to their car and home, they can now have a physical key protecting their Facebook profiles.

This also means that all the services accessed by logging in with Facebook accounts are protected too. The same Security Key can be used for logging in to the growing list of services supporting U2F, including Google, Dropbox, GitHub, Salesforce and many more.

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