Google will now allow iPhone and iPad owners to use their Android security key to verify sign-ins, the company said Wednesday.
Last month, the search and mobile giant said it developed a new Bluetooth-based protocol that will allow modern Android 7.0 devices and later to act as a security key for two-factor authentication. Since then, Google said 100,000 users are already using their Android phones as a security key.
Since its debut, the technology was limited to Chrome sign-ins. Now Google says Apple device owners can get the same protections without having to plug anything in.
Security keys are an important security step for users who are particularly at risk of advanced attacks. They’re…