Articles tagged: two-factor authentication

Microsoft account activity

Why Do I See Lots of Failed Login Attempts on My Account?

We are all under constant attack. I’ll show you how to look at your Outlook.com recent activity and review why it might be full of failed login attempts.

Vault

Are Password Managers Safe?

Password management utilities are great tools to manage your passwords and be more secure about how you use them.

Two-factor Authentication

Why ANY Two-Factor Is Better than No Two-Factor at All

Headlines are proclaiming that two-factor authentication has been hacked. That in no way means you shouldn’t use it. Your account is still much safer with two-factor enabled.

Microsoft Login -- Additional Verification

Why Am I Being Asked for Additional Verification on Sign-in?

If Microsoft detects a login attempt to your account from a country other than yours, additional security information may be required. You need to be prepared to provide it.

Google Authenticator

Two-Factor Authentication Keeps the Hackers Out

Two-factor authentication is a great way to keep your accounts secure from hackers – even those who manage to get your password.

Online Banking

Is Online Banking Safe?

You can bank online safely, as long as you know what to look for and what steps to take.

Two-factor authentication options in LastPass

Tip of the Day: Add Two-factor to Your Password Vault

Two factor authentication

Two-factor Might Be Hackable? USE IT ANYWAY!

Another scare about two-factor authentication perhaps being hackable? DO NOT let that stop you from using it.

Pickpocket

Don’t Lose Your Phone: Here’s What Can Happen (and How to Prepare)

Given how much we’ve come to rely on them, are you prepared to lose your mobile device?

Two-factor Authentication

Tip of the Day: Enable Multi-factor Authentication on Your Email Account

You've Been Hacked!

What Can We Learn from Mat Honan?

Mat Honan is a reporter for Wired magazine whose digital life was effectively destroyed due to account hacks and lax security policies. There are important lessons here.