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Multi-Factor or Two-Factor Authentication

A new amazing feature has been added to PayTraq that is two-factor authentication, also known as multi-factor authentication or MFA.

Two-factor authentication is one of the best tools users have to protect their security. Two-factor authentication is identification of users based on two different types of authentication data requests.

How does it works? Instead of just your password standing between you and hackers, it also requires a second key before you can fully log in. In other words, the approach used in two-factor authentication is quite simple: to be granted access, you need to prove your identity by means of the combination of two different components. Even though two-factor authentication doesn’t provide 100% protection, it's still a reliable barrier preventing hackers from accessing your data, and in some sense mitigating the drawbacks of traditional password protection, especially when simple and short passwords are used that are easy to remember

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