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This Google log-in program is the strongest account protection the company offers. Here's how it works, and who might need to use it

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Google's Advanced Protection Program goes a step further than the usual dual-authentication: users enrolled in the program need to use a physical key, a key built into Android phones, or the Google Smart Lock iPhone app.
The security comes with a few drawbacks - it's more time-consuming and it limits access to some Google-linked programs like the Nest smarthome system, Gizmodo reported.
While everyday users might find the program cumbersome, Google recommends that people at a higher risk of target hacks like politicians, campaigns, journalists, and activists could benefit from the...
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