Does 2FA Stop Hackers?

2FA (two-factor authentication), or also called two-step login, has become more popular to use when logging into websites and services. What I’m noticing is a trend that people think 2FA will stop hackers or phishing or the many other attacks that can happen. 2FA can help, in some situations, but it’s not some magic cure. …

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Password Vs. Passphrase – When & What To Use?

When it comes to secrets, the most popular version, and used most often online, are passwords. As people dig deeper into internet and computer security, they also learn about passphrases. You tend to see people learn about passphrases when they start using a password manager and need to make a master password or see them …

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Are A Mix Of Non-English Passwords More Secure?

One creative solution that I see many people have about passwords and passphrases is to use non-English words and characters. The thinking is that mixing English words and characters with other languages will make the password harder to crack, and thus it’s more secure. But is this true? When you boil it down to the …

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Can You Use A Yubikey For Multiple Accounts?

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With the rise of 2FA (two-factor authentication) we’re seeing an increase in people wanting to use physical keys, or Yubikey’s as they called, more and more. Since Yubikey’s are so new to people, they may wonder if they can use it for multiple online accounts? They may even have people telling them they need to …

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How To Manage Passwords With ADHD

If you suffer from ADHD, then you know all too well that keeping track of passwords is a pain. You’re always forgetting your passwords, where you put them, and what crazy rule some website had. It’s very frustrating but there is a simple and easy solution for you. If you suffer from ADHD and have …

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