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How to Set Up and Use a YubiKey for Online Security

As we become more dependent upon online platforms for social and professional purposes, it grows increasingly important that we embrace stronger online security measures. One of the most important steps you can take to secure your online services is setting up two-factor authentication. This protocol—commonly abbreviated as 2FA—requires you to type in a password and also provide one other piece […]

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Smartphone Apps Know Too Much. We Need to Fix Permissions

Thanks to Facebook, app permissions have popped back into the public’s consciousness again. Last month it was discovered that Facebook had stored the phone logs of Android users who opted sharing their contacts in the days before Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Then this week, during Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony, two representatives asked whether Facebook might be listening to private conversations […]

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