Apple ditches Recovery Key in new 2FA process for El Capitan and iOS 9

July 10, 2015

Ever since Apple turned on two-step verification (2SV) in 2013, Naked Security has been advising Apple ID users to write down the generated 14-character emergency Recovery Key and then tuck it away where it’s safe and sound.

Now, Apple is beta testing operating systems that offer security processes that, thankfully, cut out the Recovery Key, which has been at the heart of horror shows when users lost the precious digits.

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