What is 2 step verification and why do I need it.

By | September 6th, 2014|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , |

In light of the recent hacks and subsequent posting of nude photos of celebrities on the internet, we are being told to use 2 step verification on accounts that offer that service to secure our account and to protect our data and personal information. However, many people are asking what is 2 step verification and why do I need it?   So I'm going to try and explain it to you, and show you how to set up 2 step verification on your Google profile.  Its not a difficult or as tedious as it sounds and just takes a few minutes. Other networks are pretty much the same, just look in settings for 2 step verification. 2 step verification 2 step verification is simply that, it’s in the name, it involves a process for the network, platform or website which to requests two different stages of identification before you can get into the account.  As we know passwords aren’t as secure as they used to be – hackers have methods to find out your passwords and this two factor authentication [...]