Adding 2-Step Verification to your Google account makes it more secure and much more difficult for someone to break in. Even if someone was able to get your password, they still couldn't get in.
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
For information on how two-step verification works and how to add it to your account,