It's easier than you think for someone to steal your password. Any of these common actions could put you at risk of having your password stolen:
- Using the same password on more than one site
- Downloading software from the Internet
- Clicking on links in email messages
2-Step Verification can help keep bad guys out, even if they have your password.
With two-step verification enabled, you will always need two of the following to manage your Apple ID
- Your Password
- A Trusted device
- Your recovery Key
If you forget your password, you will need your Recovery Key and a trusted device to reset it. NO ONE will be able to regain access to your account. Therefor you must secure the Recovery Key in a safe place.
- Finally Yahoo is taking security more serious. No support article to be found but you will be presented with the option to enable 2-step authentication once you log into your Yahoo! account.