Oh, cool... i like this feature!
sure its an extra pain in the butt, but its all good... its better writing down 6 extra digits than lose your account entirely.
I approve! Even if a hacker/family member/ younger brother happens to guess your password.... voila, no problemo.
I think this is a great idea. My bank uses it for online banking but the second password is a rolling group of questions that changes every time I log in to which I supplied the initial answer. I also use it on WOW since I have started playing again (after 3 years). When I logged in the first time my account was hacked, and I got it restored. However; it was then rehacked, and again, and again a total of seven times I believe. I lost all my old characters, but about the 5th time I order there little authenticator which I click a button on and it gives me a new code every time I log in, and then asks for it to verify me. Needless to say I have not been hacked again.
This sounds cool but why does Google require me to get a mobile phone just so I can have an extra layer of security. I mean you require an cell phone to make an account, why not figure out a way to verify yourself without having to get a cell phone.
And yes, I am one of the guys who don't have a cell phone at the moment.
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i'm pretty sure google would take that into consideration.... perhaps a secondary email address, and they'll send the code there.
I wouldn't have a cell phone either if it weren't "highly recommended", basically mandatory for recalls and such. Granted, I still never carry mine with me.
Google: If we don't already have your phone number we soon will.
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