General information about 2 Step Verification
Normally we are using Just login name and password to log on to your each account. But nowadays it’s not enough under several facts. Some people are using the same password for each account and there are lots of malicious and phishing attacks. So we must use extra security layer for our each account. So here we can use the 2 Step Verification method as a best solution for account protection.
What is 2 Step Verification ?
The 2 Step verification working with your own device. First, you need to enter login username and password, After that you will get a specific code for your mobile device and you need to enter that code for successfully access to your account. 2 factor verification is the most secure system for preventing from unauthorized log in to your account. Now you do not worry about password hacking or password stealing problem. Here is the best solution for third party accessing your valuable accounts.
There are lots of popular websites and services added this two step verification system now.
- Currency exchange websites
These are only few selected popular services are mentioned here. Now 2 step verification system combined lots of websites and services to give extra layer security for their clients’accounts. Some websites offer limited functions for their clients who are not enabled 2 factor verification. 2 Step verification is essential to get fully services from that website.
Google Authenticator is a simple, small software application offered by Google. This is working as generating code for 2 step verification. It’s time based and generating one time password (OTP) by using algorithm system. Google Authenticator is generating 6 digit code and it’s changing every 60 seconds. So this will help to make better security for each account.
Click here to know how to activate 2 step verification for few selected popular websites and services. (Facebook, Google, Twitter, PayPal, Amazon, Dropbox, Etc..)