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Forgot your Master lock combo? Or want some incentive to not use a Master padlock? There’s a website for that.
Using two-factor authentication via your phone helps protect your online accounts, but having to type in an authorisation code as well as a password can feel like a hassle. Google is introducing a new hardware key that lets you log into Google via Chrome and then authenticate yourself by clicking on the key — no code required.
We’ve talked a lot about password security, and how you should be using longer, complex passphrases, rather than short passwords. In this video, Edward Snowden explains why you should use passphrases in a way all your friends and family can understand.