Google Buys Obscure Security Startup SlickLogin

Google has acquired SlickLogin, a security startup from Israel, a blog post on SlickLogin website says.slicklogin SlickLogin is developing technology that allows the users to authenticate themselves to their laptops and other devices making use of high frequency sound waves.

The technology has not seen the light of the day so far but SlikLogin claims that the technology it is working on will allow a smooth interaction between a user smartphone and other devices like laptop and tablet.

SlickLogin ws created only a year ago by three graduates from Israel Defence Force Cyberscurity Unit and in the past have worked on various information security projects for more than six years.

SlickLogin has said that its decision to join Google was in line with its motto of easing the login process and remove the frustration in the process.  A post on SlickLogin website reads:

“Google was the first company to offer two-step verification to everyone, for free — and they’re working on some great ideas that will make the internet safer for everyone. We couldn’t be more excited to join their efforts.”

The financial terms of the acquisition have not been released so far.

Earlier Google had acquired Impermium, which is a company working on eliminating online abuse, fraud and web spam. Google has also recently acquired Nest for a price of $3.2 billion.

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