Google Exec Urges Two-Factor Authenti...

Google Exec Urges Two-Factor Authentication in Wake of Tech Reporter Hack Job

There are 1 comment on the PC World story from Aug 8, 2012, titled Google Exec Urges Two-Factor Authentication in Wake of Tech Reporter Hack Job. In it, PC World reports that:

In the wake of a multi-faceted hack of a technology reporter that ended with his smartphone, tablet and notebook wiped of all data, Google's spam chief yesterday urged users to set two-factor authentication on their log-ins. "I ... advise everyone to turn on Google's two-factor authentication to make your Gmail account safer and less likely to get ... (more)

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

#1 Aug 9, 2012
Don’t settle for anything less the Two-factor authentication. I have two-step authentication on my email and I like the extra security it offers. You just telesign into your account and it’s good to go. I'm hoping that more companies start to offer this awesome functionality. In reality this should be a prerequisite to any system that wants to promote itself as being secure. I feel suspicious when I am not asked to telesign into my account by way of 2FA, it just feels as if they are not offering me enough protection.

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