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Ring now requires two-factor sign-ins for its home security devices

Date 18 Feb 2020
Category Privacy
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Posted By Brittany Day
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Ring is continuing its bid toimprove privacy and securityafter facing criticism. As of today, the Amazon brand will startrequiringtwo-factor authentication for all users when they sign into their Ring accounts.

When the feature reaches you this week, you'll always get a six-digit code sent to either your email or (less recommended) SMS in order to complete the login process. This move will seem more than a little familiar whenNest announced a similar requirementjust a week earlier, but it's still good news when it promises to raise the baseline security for Ring's smart home devices.

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