Enabling multi-factor authentication is one of the best things you can do to make sure your account information is not compromised. Passwords alone will not always protect you, but using two or more steps to verify you are the account holder will help keep your accounts secure.
Common actions that lead to your password being stolen are:
- Using the same password on multiple websites.
- Downloading software from the Internet without verifying its legitimacy.
- Clicking on links in phishing email messages.
The following is an example of multi-factor authentication on Google.