• Google Shifting 2-Step Verification From SMS To Prompts

    5 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    Google has long offered users the ability to protect their accounts with 2-step verification. The functionality adds an additional layer of security over and above the password. It becomes impossible to change the password unless a code that's sent to the user via SMS is entered first. However, to further improve security and mitigate the risks associated with SMS authentication services, Google is going to shift 2-Step verification from SMS to phone-based prompts.
    The company announced Google prompt for 2-Step verification back in February this year. It enables users to block unauthorized...
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