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Authentication

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Two-step authentication made easy with Authy

Stop with the excuse that two-step authentication is too much work. Use Authy and thank yourself later.

By May 2, 2014

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Heartbleed attack used to skip past multifactor authentication

In one of the earliest instances of a Heartbleed attack breaking through a private corporate network, security firm Mandiant reports that a client's virtual private network session was successfully hacked.

By April 18, 2014

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Tumblr boosts security with two-factor authentication

In an effort to deter hackers, the blogging platform introduces added security that requires users to log-in with both a password and cell phone code.

By March 24, 2014

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Breville Crispy Crust serves authentic stone-baked pizza

If there's one thing we can all agree on, it's that pizza is delicious. We took Breville's dedicated pizza-baking appliance for a spin.

By February 19, 2014

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Multifactor authentication extended to all Office 365 users

All users will now have the option of using a second layer of log-in verification to reduce vulnerability to online identity theft.

By February 10, 2014

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FileVault's authenticated restart has hardware requirements

If you use FileVault and wish to restart remotely, you can do so with the "fdesetup" command; however, this does have some hardware limitations.

By January 23, 2014

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Google eyes password-free authentication in Chrome OS

If a Chromebook is near trusted hardware like a phone or watch, an app could wake up the machine. Easier screen unlocking could encourage people to lock them in the first place.

By December 10, 2013

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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

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Home networking explained, part 1: Here's the URL for you

CNET editor Dong Ngo gives all his answers to questions about the basics of home networking.

By December 9, 2014

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Comcast lifts ban on HBO, Showtime streaming via Roku

After years of mysteriously excluding Roku from the list of devices that can stream the HBO Go and Showtime Anytime apps to its subscribers, Comcast relents.

By December 16, 2014