We've written recently about Apple and Automattic starting to offer two-factor authentication (2FA) for online accounts.
Word on the street says that Microsoft will soon be doing the two-step, too...
With WordPress.com powering more than 60 million websites worldwide, anything to improve the safety and security of its users is to be welcomed.
Paul Ducklin tries out the new WordPress 2FA service on his Naked Security account...
Millions of blogs hosted on WordPress.com can breathe a sigh of relief - although a hacker did manage to break into thousands of sites and publish a make-money-fast advert, it wasn't because of any vulnerability on the WordPress.com site.
Instead, it seems users had simply been careless with their password security.
Millions of blog owners around the world are being advised to consider their password security, after WordPress.com was hacked.
WordPress.com, home to millions of blogs around the world, is currently being hit by an "extremely large" distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.