Facebook users can now have a more secure log-in to their accounts as Facebook tightened the log-in verification process, reports PC World.
By activating the new feature in the security section of the account settings page, the user will have a new security feature integrated into their login procedure called Log-in Approvals. The two-step process involves entering a username and password along with a numeric verification code sent to the user’s mobile phone.
Facebook sends the code as a SMS message when a log in attempt is made from a device that hasn’t been saved as an ‘approved one.’ Failure to enter the correct code results in the user being locked out, preventing hackers from gaining access to the account.
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