Our email accounts contain a ton of information about ourselves. We sign up for bank accounts, buy things online, and communicate with others using our email addresses. And the only thing keeping the attackers out is the strength of our passwords.
No matter how complex the passwords are, they are not foolproof. The attackers have cracking tools at their disposal and other tricks to get access to our accounts. Two-factor authentication prevents attackers from getting in even when they’ve gotten our passwords.
Continue Reading… How to Turn on Two-factor Authentication for Your Email Accounts
- August 21st, 2013
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Facebook has a ton of apps. Some are great for sharing what music you are listening to, or seeing what articles your friends are reading, or for playing games. Then there are those apps that promise to show you something really cute or shocking, if you would just click on the button on this page.
Continue Reading… Facebook Clickjacking Scams
- July 31st, 2013
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Online Privacy, PC security
Account hijacking is a big problem on Facebook, where attackers manage to guess—or brute-force—your passwords. Two-factor authentication can help make it harder for criminals to take over your account.