Elcomsoft Cloud Explorer 2.0: Google Prompt and FIDO Keys Support, New Mac Edition

Elcomsoft Cloud Explorer 2.0 expands support for Google’s Two-Factor Authentication by adding Google Prompt and FIDO Keys, including Yubico, to the list of supported authentication methods. In addition, a new Mac edition of Elcomsoft Cloud Explorer is now available for macOS users.

Elcomsoft Cloud Explorer 2.0 is a major update introducing a new Mac edition and adding Google Prompt and FIDO Keys as supported two-factor authentication methods.

For a long time, Elcomsoft Cloud Explorer was exclusively available for the Windows platform. With the release of version 2.0, ElcomSoft introduces the new Mac edition. Elcomsoft Cloud Explorer for Mac includes all the features available in the Windows edition. The Mac edition is available separately. Users of Elcomsoft Mobile Forensic Bundle will receive the new edition as part of the bundle deal. Existing EMFB customers with non-expired licenses will receive a license for Elcomsoft Cloud Explorer for Mac at no extra charge.

With the release of the Mac edition of Elcomsoft Cloud Explorer, ElcomSoft is now able to supply Mac users with the complete set of tools for cloud and mobile forensics. Elcomsoft Cloud Explorer for Mac complements the range of forensic tools for Mac users, which includes Elcomsoft iOS Forensic Toolkit for Mac, Elcomsoft Phone Breaker for Mac and Elcomsoft Phone Viewer for Mac.

Two-Factor Authentication: Google Prompt and FIDO Keys

Two-factor authentication is extremely important for securing one’s online accounts. Google has been pushing two-factor authentication to its users for the last several years, recently making the interactive Google Prompt a default secondary authentication method.

Elcomsoft Cloud Explorer 2.0 now supports Google Prompt, Google’s newest and most commonly used secondary authentication technique, and adds support for exotic but highly secure FIDO Keys based authentication, including support for all types of Yubico keys.

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