• How to use two-factor authentication the right way


    Lance Whitney

    By Lance Whitney

    Two-factor authentication is still one of the best ways to protect your accounts. But there are right and wrong ways to use it.

    More websites and companies now offer two-factor authentication (2FA) to better protect your logins and accounts. The idea is to use a second form of authentication so that you’re not solely dependent on your password. The goal is to prevent your account from being accessed and compromised in case your password is ever leaked or stolen. And here’s how that can happen.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (19.19.0, 2022-05-09).