Google just made using two-factor authentication a complete no-brainer

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If you're not using two-factor authentication on every single important online account, especially including your primary email account, you should probably rethink your security priorities. Unfortunately, the inconvenience of some two-factor systems keep users who "don't think I have anything to lose" away from the system, making them far more vulnerable.

Google has one of the best and most secure two-factor systems available on any major product. Since last year, Google has encouraged users to use "device prompts," which are a push notification sent to your existing Android device, or the Google app on iOS. As of today, however, device prompts have become even more convenient, as iOS users only need to have the Gmail app installed.

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