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How to enable two-factor authentication for LinkedIn

More and more social media websites and not only are enabling two-factor authentication in order to secure their users better. Following Google, Facebook, Dropbox, Twitter, Microsoft now also the biggest professional network website LinkedIn has introduced two-factor authentication. Here is … Continue reading

Improve your security #11: Enable two-factor authentication

It might sound complicated, but remember that with more security the usability (how easy is to use the service) always suffers a little bit. The reward at the end is that you can sleep in peace that nobody will enter … Continue reading

How to enable two-factor authentication for Facebook

Facebook has introduced some time ago two-factor authentication for Login. This means that if someone or  something tries to login using your account, there will be two steps needed: authentication using username and password (something that you know) and a … Continue reading

How to set up Google’s two-factor authentication

We introduced the two-factor authentication, or two-step authentication how Google calls it, and why it is necessary.   Here is how you do this for Google’s services, email in particular:     Step 1 1. Start on this page. 2. Click … Continue reading

Why everybody should use two-factor authentication

The most obvious answer to this question is: because it makes your accounts more secure and it gives you the peace of mind you need. What is two-factor or two-step authentication? According to Wikipedia, two-factor authentication (TFA, T-FA or 2FA) is … Continue reading

Dropbox’s two factor authentication and what happens when it fails(Update)

Some time ago, Dropbox offered two-factor authentication. This means, that you need to prove that you are in possession of something that only the owner of the account has. This is usually a mobile phone, but it can be also an application … Continue reading