With the rise of malware attacks and data theft, many are turning to 2-step verification (2FA) to protect themselves from these attacks.
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Google Authenticator is one of the most popular apps used in 2FA and the app has now made great strides.
Google Authenticator has recorded over 100 million downloads Google Play Store-u, and is one of the most important choices when it comes to authentication.
The program is a one-time code generator (OTP) that can be used on any compatible service. This will prevent anyone else from accessing the user information.
The app’s latest update includes a dark mode, and the functionality to export the credentials saved for all 2FA secured accounts from one phone to another using the QR code.
There are other solutions that users can use to protect their data. Therefore, Authy has an advantage over Google Authenticator, in that the application verification codes can be retrieved through the cloud if the user’s phone is damaged or unavailable.
In addition to 2FA, there are other steps that can be taken to secure data online. You can turn off notifications on your phone’s lock screen. Then, you can use a VPN, and there is a universal tip – use unique and powerful passwords.
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