Microsoft moves to optional two-factor authentication

Microsoft moves to optional two-factor authentication

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Following similar initiatives by Apple, Google and Facebook, Microsoft is enabling two-factor authentication for its Microsoft Account service, the log-on service for many of its online and desktop products....
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New If you're an active user of Outlook, SkyDrive, Office Web Apps, or other Microsoft services, you may want to add two-step verification for an extra layer of security. Microsoft is rolling out this optional security measure, also known as two-factor authentication, over the next couple of days. Once available,...
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Microsoft today announced that it is rolling out optional two-factor authentication to the 700 million or so Microsoft Account users, confirming last week's rumors. The scheme will become available to all users "in the next few days." It works essentially identically to existing schemes already available for Google accounts....
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Microsoft this morning confirmed that it will roll out two-factor login for Microsoft Accounts across its major consumer products and services — giving users the option to boost their online security and thwart hackers by supplementing their normal passwords with secondary forms of authentication. One common use of the feature...
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