24393Re: [Y-Mail] Account blocked
- Feb 9, 2013addy,
> do you think it is truly helpful if yahoo ( or gmail) have your cellYes. If anyone changes my password I'll get a text message, and an opportunity to take control back.
> number to cross reference with ?
I also use it for second sign-in verification, which is a pretty strong protection against a stolen password.
"What is Second Sign-in Verification"
< http://help.yahoo.com/kb/index?y=PROD_ACCT&page=content&id=SLN6282 >
> is it not just a way for a hacker to get your cell number too ?Not "just", but perhaps so. Something to keep in mind if you suspect an intrusion.
> as well, do you think it's helpful to give yahoo other email addressesYes, again for the first reason. I think this may be in part why in the current crop of compromises there haven't been reports of the criminals changing the victim's passwords.
> with which to cross reference in order to facilitate retrieving your
> email access ?
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