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08.12.15
Lock down your Dropbox account with a USB security key
08.12.15

Lock down your Dropbox account with a USB security key

If you're absolutely determined to keep intruders out of your Dropbox storage, you can now use a USB key to authenticate.

By J. Fingas,   08.12.15
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06.09.15
Governments want to get rid of passwords, too
06.09.15

Governments want to get rid of passwords, too

It's not just giant tech companies that want to put an end to passwords. Both the US' National In...

By J. Fingas,   06.09.15
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05.22.15
Google heads list of 16 companies trying to kill passwords
05.22.15

Google heads list of 16 companies trying to kill passwords

People don't put enough thought into passwords because it's a pain, but that creates security prob...

By S. Dent,   05.22.15
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12.09.14
Tech industry completes its standards for banishing passwords
12.09.14

Tech industry completes its standards for banishing passwords

Hate typing passwords? You might not have to enter them for much longer. The FIDO Alliance (backed...

By J. Fingas,   12.09.14
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10.21.14
Google now lets you prove your identity with a USB security key
10.21.14

Google now lets you prove your identity with a USB security key

It shouldn't surprise you that Google's a big proponent of online security, and that's why it's ro...

By C. Velazco,   10.21.14
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12.12.13
Microsoft joins the FIDO Alliance to put an end to passwords
12.12.13

Microsoft joins the FIDO Alliance to put an end to passwords

The FIDO Alliance is on a roll: It already has support from heavyweights like Google and Lenovo in...

By J. Fingas,   12.12.13
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07.06.13
Mobile Miscellany: week of July 1st, 2013
07.06.13

Mobile Miscellany: week of July 1st, 2013

If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the fireh...

By Z. Lutz,   07.06.13
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05.11.13
PayPal's chief information security officer says passwords' days are numbered
05.11.13

PayPal's chief information security officer says passwords' days are numbered

Recently speaking at the Interop IT conference, PayPal's chief information security officer, Micha...

By M. Hearn,   05.11.13
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05.03.13
PSA: Samsung Galaxy S 4 now on sale at Canadian carriers
05.03.13

PSA: Samsung Galaxy S 4 now on sale at Canadian carriers

Samsung's launch of the Galaxy S 4 hasn't been as coordinated as the company would like, but it's...

By J. Fingas,   05.03.13
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