The rate at which existing yet successful businesses are gambling with customer information has reached an alarming stage. Moreover, their reluctance and lack of server security have compromised personal information we had given away with confidence.
At times, it is nearly impossible for these companies to locate bugs that are existing, cloaked beneath the big data.
Previously, a single password determined our fate from losing everything to third parties. The 2-factor authentication that does not only secure a profile with a strong password but also sends a unique code directly to a user’s personal cell phone to be used for logging into his account.
The top right corner of the blue bar with an arrow pointing down click on “Settings” option. The security option displays the login approval that has a section “Require a security code,” select the option and then continue following the rest of the procedure.
A text will be sent automatically to your provided phone number for verification.
Type in google.com/2step on the address bar where you will find a blue “get started” button on the upper right of your screen; click it in order to continue.
Users can either choose phone call or text message the log-in code. The option also secures YouTube account and for all other services provided by Google.
As all your resources are stored in it, protecting your Paypal account is of utmost importance. Press the “Security Key” to select the “Protection” located on the upper right.
Secondly, go to PayPal security on the bottom left for the “Go to register on your mobile phone” segment to appear. Subsequently, input your mobile number for receiving login codes.
“Two-step verification” is the option’s name for LinkedIn. Hovering the cursor on top of your profile picture reveals a drop down menu. Select “Privacy and Settings” to view the “Account” at the bottom; so click to find “Security Settings” on the right.
The “Two-step verification for sign-in” option appears; therefore, check the option to input your cell phone number for receiving login codes.
The two-step verification enables users to remain aware of logins real time through unknown devices. Even if the entire login process is cloud based, a user’s phone is likely to be with him all the time; hence, a person will always remain aware of unauthorized access to his/her account beforehand.