Two-factor authentication, two-factor authentication, two-factor authentication. I wrote it three times, but hopefully you get this one vital point.
It’s a big deal. Do it for your Google account to help prevent hackers taking over your online life. When all accounts are “daisy chained” together, it permits hackers to quickly devastate your digital life within a mere hour. Two-factor authentication helps prevent that.
Information has to be backed up, too.
However, there are still huge flaws in both Apple and Amazon security that allows a horror like this to happen, and it did happen to Mat Honan.