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Microsoft rolling out two-factor authentication

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    Microsoft rolling out two-factor authentication


    There have been hints for the past week-plus -- courtesy of Liveside.net -- that Microsoft was poised to roll out two-factor authentication for its Microsoft Accounts. On April 17, Microsoft did just that.

    The company is calling this security process "two-step verification." Microsoft is making available two-step verification across all products and services accessible via a Microsoft Account. This includes Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox, Outlook.com, SkyDrive, Office, and more. The rollout will be happening over the "next couple of days," according to the company.

    (Microsoft Account is the new name for Microsoft's Live IDs.)

    Read more at source:
    Microsoft rolling out two-factor authentication across its product line | ZDNet

    and

    Microsoft Account Gets More Secure - The Official Microsoft Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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    Sounds exactly like something I would avoid.
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Microsoft rolling out two-factor authentication
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