Two-step authentication is one the easiest ways to make your online accounts more secure. Finally, Amazon has decided to provide the option of using the system—and here’s how you can enable it.
If you don’t already have two-step authentication enabled on your all your accounts, you really need to turn it on for anything sensitive. Here’s how.
Good news after a harrowing week: Your iCloud account is now (a little) more secure. After popping up briefly and then disappearing—and a highly publicized, unfortunately timed security breach—iCloud's two-step authentication has returned for good, with several important improvements, according to Ars Technica.
Well it looks like The Onion's Twitter feed got hacked today by the Syrian Electronic Army, although the only dead give-away when a satirical site like that gets hacked is that their fake news stop being funny. Sounds like it's finally time for Twitter to start using that two-factor authentication system.
Microsoft accounts will soon have two-step authentication along with an Authenticator app for Windows Phone 8
The coast is clear now, but for a while there, Google's two-step verification system wasn't keeping you as safe as you thought. In fact, it was providing an avenue for folks to get in. App-specific passwords were propping your door open.
Twitter accounts are getting hacked left and right. Today it was Burger King. Before that, it was the Westboro Baptist Church (Admittedly, they deserved it). And before that, it was us and Mat Honan. Hacks will always happen, but this is dumb because Twitter could make this all go away. Forever. All we need is…