By Hawaiian Telcom on
Friday, August 15, 2014 11:32:37 AM
This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on August 12, 2014
News broke last week that a Russian crime syndicate had amassed the largest known collection of Internet credentials, including 1.2 billion username-and-password combinations. Thanks to events such as this, Two-Factor Authentication, sometimes abbreviated 2FA, is gaining momentum. 2FA has been around for decades, but it only recently has become accessible to the general public.