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How to Use Pixel 4 Facial Recognition on LastPass

Despite being so new, plenty of third-party apps already support some of the Pixel 4's unique features. One of those apps just happens to be one of our favorite password managers, LastPass, which supports the Pixel 4's biometric unlock capabilities.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Use Pixel 4 Facial Recognition on LastPass

Despite being so new, plenty of third-party apps already support some of the Pixel 4's unique features. One of those apps just happens to be one of our favorite password managers, LastPass, which supports the Pixel 4's biometric unlock capabilities.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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When a Company Asks You to Reset Your Password, Should You Be Worried?

We try our best to keep Lifehacker readers aware of recent data breaches and security vulnerabilities that might have compromised their data. Any good website or service should tell you what’s up, too. Sometimes, though, you get an email out of the blue that your account credentials have been compromised—even though…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Make Sure Your Passwords Stay Up to Date With This Google Chrome Extension

In this age of corporate hacks and massive password leaks, having a fresh, unleaked password is just as important as having one that’s hard to crack. To that end, Google just announced and launched a new Chrome extension that helps make sure your passwords haven’t been compromised and are still keeping your accounts…Read more… Continue […]

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Moving Your Passwords From Google Chrome to a Dedicated App Just Got a Lot Easier

If you’ve been using Google Chrome to store all of your logins and passwords, that’s great—a lot better than scribbling your passwords on sticky notes and attaching them to your desktop monitor or laptop. Third-party password managers are even better (cross-platform, in many cases), and a new Chrome setting now makes…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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1Password Adds Password Checker Pwned Passwords

Anyone aware of the poor track record companies like Equifax or Kickstarter have when dealing with sensitive information is probably curious as to the strength of their passwords. Passwords made via random generation are generally more secure than passwords you invent yourself (looking at you, “abc123”). Now you can…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Use Fake Answers to Online Security Questions

The sign up processes for online banking accounts, new email addresses, or health insurance apps all involve a few extra security measures to protect the precious data inside those accounts. Unfortunately, the security questions they make you answer aren’t exactly secure. Your mother’s maiden name just won’t cut it…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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RememBear Is a Good Password Manager for Beginners

You know by now that you absolutely need a password manager. But you never get around to buying one. Let’s fix that right now with RememBear, a new password manager that’s easy to install and figure out. We tested it, and while we still prefer 1Password for most users, we recommend RememBear for beginners, especially…Read […]

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How to Patch The macOS High Sierra Password Flaw [Updated]

Mac users running the latest version of Apple’s operating system, High Sierra, are susceptible to a pretty huge flaw that could grant anyone with physical access to your Mac unfettered access to everything on your machine. The hack seems to be affecting only macOS High Sierra 10.13 and 10.13.1 versions. Luckily, a…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Search for Your Email Address to See If Your Password Has Been Stolen

No doubt you’ve Googled yourself at least once to see what comes up (or to see what embarrassing photos and blog posts you need to purge from the web before your boss finds them). While doing a search for yourself might yield some predictable results—your LinkedIn page, any mentions of you in the local paper,…Read […]

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