PCWorld's Mark Hachman explains Google's plans to automatically enroll new users into multi-factor authentication to better protect Google accounts from unauthorized access.
This is a good thing, I think. Though I suppose there are a few edge cases where perhaps not everybody has access to a second device or a mobile phone. Let's hope those folks aren't left behind. But overall, the more use of 2FA, the better off we all are.
Here's the blog post in question from Google's Mark Risher: A simpler and safer future — without passwords.