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Two-factor authentication is now available on WordPress.com blogs. Wordpress.com blogs now supports two-factor authentication both via Google Authenticator as well as SMS. See Wordpress | Two Step Authentication for an how-to on setting it up.
What is the advantage of Google forcing me to keep me cellphone on, working and with me at all times The point being if your password is stolen/compromised, there's an additional step required before it can be accessed by the attacker. keep me cellphone on, working and with me at all times when I don't have my phone and I'll want to login ...
If you're a Chrome user, there's an extension that automatically bypasses the splash called Straight to Google Analytics. It takes a second or so to redirect, but much better than clicking that Sign On link every time.
It is indeed true that Twitter can't send SMS in countries with a long code. Looks like there's an oversight in this system so that it's allowing SMS verification to be used even though it should require confirmation via incoming SMS. Twitter provides instructions at https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170409, but unfortunately those aren't of much use. ...
Using two-step authentication with the Google Authenticator app is kind of like using an RSA key or other security token for logging in. It adds an additional layer of security to your account, augmenting the "something you know" portion (password) with a "something you have" (cellphone) option as well. It is not required, but the use of this code makes it ...
You can switch to Google Authenticator based code generation from Security Settings → Code generator menu. Click on Set up another way to get security codes, it'll guide you to setting up Googel Authenticator for code generation
You can use Google Authenticator as well. The "set up another way.." option from Security settings in Facebook generates a QR code which can be imported into Authenticator
They support it as described here I quote the solution as below. The 3rd one is the code generator similar to Google Authenticator. Indeed we can use Google Authenticator to get this code ^^, as @Sathya has mentioned in his answer. If you've turned on login approvals, there are 3 different ways you can collect your login code: We'll send you ...
You can create multiple gmail or apps accounts for chrome. SO that when you want to access a different account, you simply click the icon on the top left corner and choose the account. You can set that particular account to open specific tabs... For example, my analytics is tied to my old gmail (long before apps), so when I open that chrome account, it ...
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