Restore Microsoft Authenticator on a New Phone.

Restore Microsoft Authenticator app on a new phone.

I had to recently restore the Microsoft Authenticator app on a new phone after damaging my old device. Luckily for me, the process is straightforward, and if you have a Microsoft account and Cloud or iCloud Backup enabled, it should take you no longer than a few minutes to complete. Open the app on your …

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Restore Google Chrome Passwords from Backup.

Viewing Google Chrome Passwords

How to view passwords in Google Chrome? In the address bar, type: chrome://settings/passwords to view locally saved passwords. You can also type: http://passwords.google.com to view the passwords in your Google account. If you can’t find any passwords in your Google Account, that usually means that the sync option in your browser is inactive, and the …

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Transfer Google Authenticator 2FA codes to a New Phone

Transfer Google Authenticator app to a new phone.

Until not a long time ago, transferring your Google Authenticator 2FA codes to a new phone was a challenge. It required either visiting each account and rescanning the QR codes with your new phone or rooting your device, risking losing the warranty. Open Google Authenticator app on you old phone. Select three dots at the …

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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 Bitdefender 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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How to Export or Transfer Firefox Passwords? A Complete Guide

How to Export or Transfer Firefox Passwords.

Whether you like to export or transfer your Firefox passwords to a new computer or synchronize your saved data across devices, Firefox offers a set of tools that makes this process as easy as possible. To export your passwords from the Firefox browser, click Open Application Menu in the top right corner of your browser. …

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