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Use an authenticator app to sign into your Amazon account

Amazon provides multiple two-step verification options for accounts. Using a supporter mobile authenticator app is usually the safest and easiest way to add an extra layer of protection. You can verify each login from your mobile device and not have to run the risk of intercepted SMS texts or voice calls.

Require two-step verification for Yahoo Mail

Yahoo Mail can be protected with two-step verification. Each time you sign in from a new device or application, you will be asked for a unique code in addition to your password. The code may come via text or voice call. Note that the phone number may be different each time.

Turn on two-factor authentication for your Microsoft account

Enabling multifactor authentication is a powerful way to help secure your digital identity, and your Microsoft account could grant unauthorized users access to a lot of personal data if they manage to compromise your password. To turn on two-factor authentication, log in to your Microsoft account online. Select the Security tab, then “More security options.” […]

Stay two-steps ahead

Turn on two-step authentication – also known as two-step verification or multi-factor authentication – on accounts where available. Two-factor authentication can use anything from a text message to your phone to a token to a biometric like your fingerprint to provide enhanced account security.