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two factor on amazon

December 5th, 2015 by Jeanne Boyarsky

I enabled two factor on many sites last year. Amazon is a bit late to the party, but they finally have two factor support. While they waited a long time, they did a good job with it. Sign up was easy. They give you a choice of an authenticator app including scanning with your device to […]

griping about a “password” system

April 28th, 2015 by Jeanne Boyarsky

I emailed a company today asking for my account to be linked. I did NOT ask for a password reset. What I got was an email with plain text copy of my password. Aghhhhh! That’s just asking for someone to hack my account (or all the accounts.) Passwords should be stored using a one way […]

2-factor authentication and twitter

April 12th, 2014 by Jeanne Boyarsky

I’ve had two factor for gmail enabled for two years.  This morning, I set up two factor for github and some others due to Heartbleed (check if sites you use are affected), Then there was Twitter.  After the other sites being straightforward, I expected the same from Twitter.  Twitter did not deliver.  I had to turn off two factor.  I’m left […]