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Old 7 Oct 2021, 04:28 AM   #1
TenFour
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Google to turn on 2SV by default

EMD Tweeted this out earlier today. Google is going to turn on 2SV for 150 million people. I see this as a huge disaster that will inevitably lock out millions of folks. I have to support some aged relatives who have a tough enough time using a regular password, and navigating 2SV would be impossible for them. I use it when I can, but for many this will be a bridge too far for Google stuff. In my experience Google's security prompts on your phone fail frequently, and you have to revert to a backup method. Make sure you have those set up and the phone number and email up to date, and don't forget to save your backup codes!

https://blog.google/technology/safet...re-convenient/
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Old 9 Oct 2021, 08:21 AM   #2
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People usually end up doing stupid stuff that hurts more than they realise and they dont care which is sad really......
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