In a world where the username/password combination for authentication is just not enough, there was a dire need for the addition of a more stringent security measure in place. To that end, the 2FA (two factor authentication) process is introduced. Now used extensively in Yahoo, this extra layer of security has found its way to all the major webmail based sites beforehand. But what does this extra layer of security actually provide us with? Does it add anything more? These are the questions we are going to have to ponder upon when discussing how to implement this layer on your Yahoo account.
The two step verification process adds up an additional question to the already present-“Who you are” and “what do you know?” The question added here is “What do you have?” This methodology implements the method of digital signature that reduces the over reliance on the already stored credentials. We now move on to the process to enable this process:
The OTP generated in the 2FA is indeed a randomized number. Therefore, if you happen to lose your mobile, you would have to login through another recognized device.
For more information, you can contact Yahoo Support Australia at the toll free number 1-800-958-231 here, in addition to provide you with further information, you would also get the necessary troubleshoots and support for the email application.