Dropbox - How to enable two factor authentication

May 5th at 3:00pm

Quite a few people use Dropbox, which is an excellent service. Therefore I figured I should do a similar write-up like I did regarding Facebook, with images and instructions on how you should enable Two Factor Authenticationon Dropbox, or actually, Two-Step Verification as they call it. Howeve...

Facebook - How to enable two factor authentication

May 2nd at 10:53am

Right, Facebook. The one and only, which 2 billion or so people (ok, 1.86 billion) have a love/hate relationship with, or in Facebook lingo: it is complicated. I guess I could write articles on if you should be using Facebook at all, along with any of the big name services out there (Google, Yahoo,...

Using Google Authenticator

April 28th at 9:55pm

In my first article regarding increasing online security for normal people, I covered LastPass. Then in my second article I covered how to use a hardware dongle for Two Factor Authentication (2FA). I also use Google Authenticator for 2FA, which is an app that generates time sensitive security co...

Wikitribune - Fighting Fake News

April 27th at 5:55pm

One of the things I care a lot about when it comes to online information is the news. Freedom of speech is a great thing, however it does put some responsibility back at the readers, who then also need to get skills in validating sources. Just because it says so on some obscure site on the Internet...

Using Yubikey

April 25th at 2:55pm

Following the article on LastPass password manager I mentioned I am using Two Factor Authentication in a couple of ways. One of those ways is via a physical device called Yubikey, which I have on my physical key chain at all times.

Yubikey is a hardware USB “dongle” that I plug in to my comput...