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How do you do two-factor authentication?

How do you do two-factor authentication?

On the home screen, go to “Settings” > “Account” > “Manage account” > “Account security,” and select two-step verification. Toggle the switch to on. A series of prompts will ask for your password, phone number, and the verification code that will be sent to your phone.

What is 2 factor authentication and how does it work?

With 2-factor authentication, an extra layer of security is added to your account to prevent someone from logging in, even if they have your password. This extra security measure requires you to verify your identity using a randomized 6-digit code we’ll send you each time you attempt to log in.

What are good examples of two-factor authentication choose all that apply?

A credit card and security code, a credit card and signature, and a password with proof of possessing your phone all are two-factor authentication.

What are the three authentication factors?

Introduction to General Security Concepts There are three authentication factors that can be used: something you know, something you have, and something you are. Something you know would be a password, a birthday or some other personal information.

Can two-factor authentication be hacked?

Hackers can now bypass two-factor authentication with a new kind of phishing scam. However, security experts have demonstrated an automated phishing attack that can cut through that added layer of security—also called 2FA—potentially tricking unsuspecting users into sharing their private credentials.

What is the difference between two step verification and two-factor authentication?

A two-step authentication login adds an additional layer of security to the two-factor authentication. While the user only needs to provide his user name to initiate the two-factor authentication, a two-step authentication is not initiated without a user name and password.