Enabling Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) on your npm account

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4 days ago, npm published a blog about protecting your account with 2FA. I’m a user of Google Authenticator [1], [2] and YubiKey - so it was just perfect timing.

To enable 2FA on your profile, you need to install the beta release of npm client:

$> npm install npm@next -g

and follow the rest of the instruction here: https://docs.npmjs.com/getting-started/using-two-factor-authentication