Yubico Authenticator vs Google Authenticator

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The main difference between Google Authenticator and Yubico Authenticator lies in how both applications handle the secret keys used to generate time-based OTP codes. Google Authenticator application keeps the secret keys on your phone, generating the codes every time you open the application. Yubico Authenticator, on the other hand, reads the secret keys from the …

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Should I use Two-Factor Authentication?

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You should definitely use Two-Factor Authentication, and there is no excuse not to. Although not perfect, the 2FA is the best option you have to add another level of security to your account. According to Google, research on “How effective is basic account hygiene at preventing hijacking?” using On-device prompt as your Two-Factor Authentication may stop …

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Does Firefox have a Password Manager?

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Bitdefender Password Manager is now called Bitdefender Wallet. The Bitdefender Wallet is a simple yet powerful Password Manager that you can use to save passwords and your other sensitive data. Like many other Password Managers, Bitdefender Wallet will auto-populate the forms for you, so you don`t have to remember your passwords. Bitdefender – Antivirus and …

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Google Authenticator vs Microsoft Authenticator – Which one is better?

Google Authenticator vs Microsoft Authenticator which one is better

If your main objective is to secure your accounts with Two-Factor Authentication, Google Authenticator and Microsoft Authenticator are great choices. However, when you consider many additional options offered by the former, the choice becomes clear. Google Authenticator vs Microsoft Authenticator – main differences. Microsoft Authenticator offers an optional Cloud Backup which is not available in …

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Is Free Antivirus Good Enough, or Should I Buy One?

Is Free Antivirus Good Enough, or Should I buy One

Almost every company offers free Antivirus software that provides basic protection. The challenge is to decide if that basic protection is good enough for your needs. Ultimately, the way you interact with your computer and the internet will dramatically impact your online safety. Therefore, that interaction should be a driving factor when deciding whether to …

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Can I use Google Authenticator on Multiple Devices?

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Since May 7, 2020, you can use Google Authenticator on multiple devices without the need to scan the QR codes individually with your new phone during the initial setup of Two-Step Verification on your account. Google has introduced the portability of Google Authenticator 2SV codes across Android devices, allowing you to have Google Authenticator on …

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How do I manage my passwords?

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You can manage your passwords by using a dedicated Password Manager, browser-based Password Manager or a sheet of paper. With the help of these tools and a few simple password management principles, you can dramatically increase the safety of your passwords. Password management doesn`t have to be complicated. Whichever tool you use, remember to take …

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