Yahoo! adds 2-step verification for account security

December 12, 2011

Yahoo! have now joined Google in adding 2-step verification for account security although it is only ‘beta’ right now. This means, after you login to your account with your password, you will have to verify the code sent to your mobile device or will have to answer a security question. It’s about time too. I personally believe the 2-step verification should be set as default for any cloud-based account.

Yahoo! users will have to enable the second sign-in verification feature from their Yahoo! account information page. You will be asked to enter a mobile phone number for authentication. The number will be verified by SMS before the new account verification option is enabled for your account. Read more...


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