Best practices to increase the security of your My F-Secure account
This topic provides information on how to keep your My F-Secure account safe.
We take your privacy and your account security seriously. We want to make sure that only you have access to your My F-Secure account. To increase the security of your account, we encourage you to take 2-step verification into use and to use only a strong, unique password for the account.
Enable 2-step verification in My F-Secure
2-step verification is a feature that adds an extra layer of security to your My F-Secure account. This additional layer makes sure that no one can log in as you, even if that person has discovered your password. For more information about 2-step verification and instructions on how to take it into use:
Create a strong password
Create a strong, unique password or passphrase that only you know and have access to. Never give your password to anyone else. If you need guidance on how to create a good, strong password, see the following topic:
We have made it easy for you to create strong and unique passwords. F-Secure ID PROTECTION helps you protect your personal information, such as usernames, passwords and credit card numbers by alerting you of your breached online services and by giving you specific instructions on how to recover from the incident with minimum damage.
The app also protects your identity by offering a secure storage for all your passwords and by acting as an easy-to-use password manager.
My F-Secure login confirmation email
Once we notice that there has been an attempt to log in to your My F-Secure account from a new device, we will notify you immediately by sending you a My F-Secure login confirmation email.
If it was you who logged in to the account and you recognize the device, you don't need to do anything. If, however, you don't recognize the device, your account's integrity might be at risk. Follow the instructions in the following article: