Seven Websites That Support Two-Factor Authentication

1 - Seven Websites That Support Two-Factor Authentication
2 - Do the Two-Step With Google
3 - WordPress Leverages Google Authenticator
4 - Credit Card-Size Two-Factor Authentication From eBay and PayPal
5 - LinkedIn Provides Two-Step Verification
6 - Secure Apple iOS With Find My iPhone
7 - Facebook Wants Your Login Approvals
8 - Secure Twitter With Login Verification
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Seven Websites That Support Two-Factor Authentication

by Sean Michael Kerner

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Do the Two-Step With Google

Google calls its flavor of two-factor authentication, 2-Step Verification. The system works with the Google Authenticator app, which runs on mobile devices to provide the second factor. Sign up for Google 2-Step here.

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WordPress Leverages Google Authenticator

The popular WordPress blogging site is also enabled for two-faction authentication. WordPress offers its users the choice of using either SMS or the Google Authenticator. Learn more about WordPress two-factor authentication here.

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Credit Card-Size Two-Factor Authentication From eBay and PayPal

PayPal and its parent company, eBay, provide users with a pair of two-factor authentication options. Users can use SMS or they can buy a PayPal Security Key, which is a credit card-size device that generates the second factor password. Sign up here.

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LinkedIn Provides Two-Step Verification

LinkedIn has also joined the two-factor group with its two-step verification system. LinkedIn uses SMS as its delivery method for the second factor. Learn how to turn it on and off here.

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Secure Apple iOS With Find My iPhone

Apple's two-step verification system can be set up to use either SMS or Apple's Find My iPhone app to send users a second password. Apple has detailed the set-up process.

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Facebook Wants Your Login Approvals

Facebook refers to its two-factor approach as Login Approvals and it also relies on the use of smartphones to deliver the second factor. Facebook provides step-by-step details on how to activate Login Approvals.

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Secure Twitter With Login Verification

Twitter first launched two-factor security support in May 2013. The Twitter login verification feature uses SMS to help confirm user identity. Twitter has a support page that details how to get up and running with login verification.

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