Tag Archive: TwoStep

Apple brings two-step verification to 48 new countries

Today Apple rolled out two-step verification for Apple ID accounts in 48 new countries. With the addition of countries like China, Japan, India, and France, two-step verification for Apple IDs is now supported in a total of 59 countries. Only…Read more ›

Apple Two-Step Verification Continues Its International Rollout

Apple began rolling out its two-step verification system for your Apple ID last year, adding an extra layer of protection for users. Now it is making the security feature available in more countries — including Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Italy,…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Evernote Now Offers Two-Step Verification To All Users

Evernote announced Monday the availability of Two-Step Verification for all its users, increasing security for everyone, instead of just the premium members. In a blog post, Evernote’s Andrew Sinkov said that the software company values its users’ data security. The feature was introduced with a few other security measures last month, including Access History and […]

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Apple’s Two-Step Authentication Doesn’t Protect Your iCloud Backups


Apple’s two-step authentication process is designed to make your Apple ID more secure. When attempting to reset a password or make other kinds of account changes, a separate verification code is sent to an iOS device you own. That code is then used to verify that you are who you claim to be before you’re allowed to make any changes.

Many big tech companies have offered two-step authentication for quite some  [Read More…]

Your iCloud Is Now More Secure Thanks To Two-Step Authentication

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Following a seemingly endless series of hacks that have afflicted cloud service providers like Evernote and Dropbox, Apple has just introduce two-step verification for your Apple ID, which makes you enter a code (sent to a single trusted device) every time you make changes to your account or make a new iTunes or App Store purchase from a new device.

The idea here is to  [Read More…]

Dropbox Now Offering Two-Step Verification For Enhanced Security

Popular cloud storage service Dropbox has introduced two-step verification in order to provide greater security for its users. After the ‘epic’ hacking of Wired’s Mat Honan digital life, online security has become a hot topic once again in the tech community.

Like Google, Dropbox now allows all of its users to login with a password and additional code sent via text. Anauthenticator app can also be used on the web or  [Read More…]