SWTOR.com is now showing that you can pre-order the SWTOR Authenticator from Origin.
Authenticator’s Go On Sale
One of the main questions ever since pre-order were announced was ‘When can those who don’t order the Collector’s Edition buy the ever important Authenticator?’ Well now we know.
They go on sale on Thursday 15th December and you can buy them on Origin for $4.00 plus shipping – LINK
An authenticator is a small physical device that generates a code to input before you log into your SWTOR account. Its the best defence we have against people trying to steal your account. It is highly recommended that you buy one to get the maximum protection for your account.
UPDATE: A digital version is now available to download for free. Keeps those accounts secure people.