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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Double Login Increases Security

Recently several people on my FaceBook friends list have had their login hi-jacked followed by some inappropriate messaging. It appears that a common source may be responsible for all of the mischief. One way to ratchet up the difficulty for someone to hi-jack a login is to initiate a double login routine. One of these, by Google, sends a 6 digit code to your device at the moment of login attempt. Entering the code completes the routine. A little more logistically, but increasingly necessary.