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Types of two-factor authentication: Which 2FA is best?

Let’s face the facts: many of us are bad at passwords. We choose weak ones that are easy to guess, like "password 123," or we use the same password for multiple accounts. Even if we come up with strong, unique passwords for every online account, a password can still be stolen in a phishing scam. This is where 2FA can save the day. more
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2FA not working? Use the 2FA secret key to restore access

If you are like a lot of our users, you appreciate the extra security that 2FA gives your email account by requiring a second verification step at login. But what do you do if something goes wrong – like if you no longer have access to the “second factor” because of a problem with the device you use for authentication? Don’t panic – we will get through this together. more
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Email 2FA: How can two-factor authentication keep online accounts safer?

Have you ever wondered if you should enable 2FA for your online accounts? mail.com explains how two-factor authentication works and looks at the hows and whys of authentication apps.
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Use 2FA with an authentication app for extra online protection
Keep reading to learn whether you could benefit from 2FA. more
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What is an OTP authentication app & why do I need it for 2FA?

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is about boosting your inbox security by adding a second verification step to your email login process. And this second factor is a six-digit security code that you not only use to activate two-factor authentication, but also to log in once 2FA has been set up. This security code is also called an “OTP,” and it’s generated by an app that you install on your smartphone. more
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mail.com updates its email service with two-factor authentication and new spam recognition technology

Two-factor authentication is now available to all mail.com users worldwide. The security feature provides additional protection both to the mailbox and to the cloud. With active two-factor authentication, account data is safe from unauthorized access, even if the account password is lost or compromised. To log in, users who activate two-factor authentication in their account settings will be required to enter not only their personal password, but also a temporary 6-digit one-time code generated by an authentication app on their smartphone. more
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