The scary-sounding, non-scary little security setting that helps protect your major online accounts from hackers:. We introduced this concept last February, and since then Facebook, DropBox, and Yahoo! have joined Google in offering this extra ...
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Recently I spotted this line on an account sign-up form: "Why be old fashioned? It's easier to sign in with Facebook or Twitter". Sure, it's easier to use one global password to sign into everything - but color us old fashioned! Here are four reasons why.
Here are two recommendations you can take to further strengthen your password-protected accounts, like online banking. Multi-factor authentication sounds techie, but even popular sites like Google are moving in this direction, and it's not as scary as it sounds.
Password overload! Web-based tool LastPass promises that once you give them all your passwords, one master password is the last one you ever have to remember. "The Cloud" is hot, so why not store all your passwords in the blue Internet skies? Here's my advice.
You may have noticed that when signing up for a new service online, additional options are being offered, for example "Sign up with Facebook". Known as Single Sign-on, this trend toward the global password will continue, with the resulting privacy issues becoming even more a hot button topic.