Microsoft Introduces Optional Two-Factor Authentication For Its Online User Accounts
Microsoft Introduces Optional Two-Factor Authentication For Its Online User Accounts
                                       

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PSA of the day: Don’t use obvious usernames and passwords — like “username” and “password” — for your blog. For one thing, it’s just dumb. It makes it easier for anyone to make a guess and take your account for a spin. Or perhaps, as was the most recent case,...
It's Probably a Good Time to Change Your Terrible WordPress Password

Lawsuit could put kink in Microsoft's push for cloud security

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A lawsuit could put a crimp in Microsoft's reported plans to implement two-factor authentication for users of its consumer cloud services. Two-factor authentication--which supplements a user's password with a PIN or code generated by a local application or sent by a cloud provider to a user's device, typically a...
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Microsoft preps two-factor account authentication: Twitter next?

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Microsoft is prepping two-factor authentication for its Microsoft accounts, according to a report by Microsoft news site LiveSide. This is an optional feature designed to thwart hackers and prevent accounts from being hijacked. Once enabled by the user, the feature will require a user to enter a code generated by...
Microsoft preps two-factor account authentication: Twitter next?

Two-factor authentication finally heading to Microsoft Accounts

arstechnica.com
Microsoft Accounts—the credentials used for Hotmail, Outlook.com, the Windows Store, and other Microsoft services—will soon offer two-factor authentication to ensure that accounts can't be compromised through disclosure of the password alone. Revealed by LiveSide, the two factor authentication will use a phone app—which is already available for Windows Phone,...
Two-factor authentication finally heading to Microsoft Accounts

Report: Microsoft to introduce two-factor authentication

www.electronista.com
Microsoft is preparing to add a two-factor system for account authentication, according to a report. The new system, aimed at improving account security overall by adding a number-based token to the Microsoft Account log-in system, has reached a point where the company is close to turning it on for all...
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