Single-Use Passwords : Facebook New Security Feature
Facebook released a new security feature in the form of single-use passwords. Password This helps users protect their account when you log in using computers in public places.
Then how do you use? It’s easy, those who want to access Facebook from computers in public places but they give way to worry your password, simply send an SMS containing ‘ops’ use of mobile phones to number 32,665.
If the phone has been connected with the account up through the Facebook service for mobile, users will receive an SMS reply containing the temporary password that can only be used once and will be sunk within 20 minutes.
“This feature will soon be available to all users up in a few weeks away,” according to an announcement submitted by Facebook.
Obviously, the presence of this feature can add a sense of security the Facebook users. They no longer need to worry when forgetting to log out after accessing the Facebook account for them on library computers, hotel or other public places. Account will remain safe because nobody can enter it thanks to a direct disposable passwords ‘expire’ after 20 minutes.
Yes, it seems Facebook increasingly focused on security issues. This is seen from several new features related to security. Just last month, Facebook release features a remote log out which also functions to monitor account activity. Thus, users can find out if there are other people who were directly access his account and sign out remotely.