two-step verification

How to better protect your Facebook account from hackers

Fed up with having your Facebook account hacked? Follow David Bisson’s guide on how to add an additional layer of protection: Login Approvals.


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How to protect your Twitter account with two-step verification (2SV)

David Bisson explains how you can activate Login Verification on your Twitter account, including steps for activating login verification via SMS text messaging and via Twitter’s smartphone app.


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How to better protect your Google account with two-step verification and Google Authenticator

If you’ve enabled two-step verification (2SV) on your Google account, a logical next step for many is to set up Google Authenticator.

David Bisson explains how.


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How to better protect your Google account with Two-Step Verification (2SV)

If you don’t enable two-step verification on your Google account, you might be making it easier for hackers to break in.

David Bisson’s step-by-step guide explains how to enable the feature and better protect your account.


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Two-factor authentication (2FA) versus two-step verification (2SV)

What’s the difference between 2FA and 2SV? And which is better?

David Bisson reports.


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Fixed Google Authenticator returns to the App Store, restoring accounts

Google has issued a new version of its two factor authentication app, Google Authenticator, after the previous version wiped out existing account information for iPhone and iPad users.

But imagine how much worse things could have been if everyone was already using iOS 7, with automatic updates…


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Woah! Read this before you update the Google Authenticator app on your iPhone

Hold off updating Google Authenticator on your iOS devices – until an account-wiping bug is resolved.


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How to stop your Gmail account being hacked

Graham Cluley describes what steps you should take to reduce the chances of your Gmail account being hacked.


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