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Using Google Authenticator? Here's why you should get rid of it


I've been a Goggle Authenticator user since the dawn of two-factor authentication (2FA) apps. Released in 2010, it's one of those apps that I use all the time for authenticating logins into various websites and services. Using it has become second nature.

But it has downsides.

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First, it runs on only a few platforms, specifically Android, iOS, and Blackberry.

Another is that you're limited to having it on a single device. Not a huge drawback for those who live with a smartphone in their hand, but if ...


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