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What Is Two-Factor Authentication and Why Do I Need It?

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Jun 18, 2013 9:06:00 AM

By James Hanback

Just when you thought it was safe to pull the curtains back from the windows and let the sun shine in on the bodies of all the defeated zombies of the weak password apocalypse, you find out that they're not really dead. You shored up your devices, your Internet accounts, and maybe even the combination on your locker at the gym with the strongest, most secure mixture of characters you could conceive. Nobody can guess them. Nobody can brute force crack them. You're gold, right?

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