What is 2FA?

Why do I need two-factor authentication?

Two-step authentication users

According to resent research the average user has approximately 26 online accounts, protected by 5 passwords, accessed from minimum 3 devices. It is hard to remember all passwords, and we all love to save the passwords in our browsers and devices. But what happens if an unauthorized person access your devices?

Two-step verification (two-factor authentication)

Two-factor authentication

The two-step verification (two-factor authentication) is adding an extra layer of security to your standard log in forms. No matter if you are using the strongest password ever, you never can be sure if you are not a subject of password sniffing or hacker attack. Protect yourself and ensure maximum security for yourself!

It is as easy as tapping a button on your phone. Every time you log in a secured with ActiveAuth account, you will be asked to identify yourself. The identification is done in three easy ways, according to your preference:

  • Push Message – You will receive a push message on your phone, which will ask you to approve or decline the log in request. In this way you fully control the access to your accounts and ensure you will be the only one, who can log in there.
  • Text Message – When attempting to log in an account, you will be asked to input a security code. The code will be sent to you as a text message within a few seconds.
  • Voice Call – Yes, we will call you exactly in the second you request it. The only thing you need to do is to input the password you receive.
  • OTP - One time password is a unique password, which is generated once and valid for 30 seconds, Using it, you will be sure that you are the only one who knows the exact password and can log in the account. Each password is valid for only one session.