Have you turned on the 2 Factor Authentication on your LInkedin Account?


On May 31, 2013, Linkedin announced the launch of 2 Factor Authentication for your LI Account.

After the spate of hackings in popular social media accounts, all the major players i.e Google, Microsoft, Twitter etc, took steps to strengthen their Login procedures.

Way back in June 2012, news first appeared that LI ID’s and Passwords were compromised.

The Twitter Hacking episode in early May 2013, was one of the main reasons for LI to speed up its  2FA offering to its subscribers.

The LI 2 FA is an optional service, designed to verify the identity of users as they log in by requiring them to enter numeric codes sent via text message

The 2 Factor Authentication service has been offered to all its 225+ million users. The feature is available in most countries, as LI seems to have tied up with a major service integrator.


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