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Facebook Is Eroding Trust in Two-Factor Authentication

The latest privacy scandal goes beyond the platform

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TTwo-factor authentication, 2FA for short, is billed as the best way to keep your account secure even if a hacker nabs your password. Users are told that they must — must! — enable 2FA if it’s an option, which an increasing number of websites now offer. The most popular, though least

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Eric Ravenscraft

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Eric Ravenscraft is a freelance writer from Atlanta covering tech, media, and geek culture for Medium, The New York Times, and more.

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