What if I lose my Yubikey?

What if I lose my YubiKey.

I have lost my YubiKey recently, and my heart sank when I realized that I could lose access to my most important accounts. Luckily, that feeling lasted only a few seconds as I knew that I had taken the necessary steps to prevent this from happening. I follow a few rules every time I secure …

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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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How to use Yubico Authenticator?

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Using the Yubico Authenticator application is as easy as using any other Authenticator app. Be prepared though to invest a bit of money. The Yubico Authenticator is free to use, but it won`t work without a compatible Yubikey which may cost between $40 and $70. That might sound like a waste of money, but we …

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