Articles tagged: two-factor authentication
We are all under constant attack. I’ll show you how to look at your Outlook.com recent activity and review why it might be full of failed login attempts.
Password management utilities are great tools to manage your passwords and be more secure about how you use them.
Headlines are proclaiming that two-factor authentication has been hacked. That in no way means you shouldn’t use it. Your account is still much safer with two-factor enabled.
If Microsoft detects a login attempt to your account from a country other than yours, additional security information may be required. You need to be prepared to provide it.
Two-factor authentication is a great way to keep your accounts secure from hackers – even those who manage to get your password.
You can bank online safely, as long as you know what to look for and what steps to take.
Another scare about two-factor authentication perhaps being hackable? DO NOT let that stop you from using it.
Given how much we’ve come to rely on them, are you prepared to lose your mobile device?
Mat Honan is a reporter for Wired magazine whose digital life was effectively destroyed due to account hacks and lax security policies. There are important lessons here.