Bitwarden security fundamentals and multifactor encryption
Bitwarden security fundamentals and multifactor encryption – bitwarden.com
The password you use to log into your Bitwarden account plays a central role in protecting your vault by enabling encryption and decryption. In a recent video, Tom Lawrence of Lawrence Technology Services discussed the importance of “high entropy master passwords.” In plain language, this means a master password with an uncommon combination of characters and words that are long and complex.
Google is making your Android phone safer with hardened firmware
Google is making your Android phone safer with hardened firmware – by Manuel Vonau Android Police
Mobile operating systems are significantly safer than their desktop counterparts were in the past, thanks to an increasing focus on security and a more restrictive approach to what apps can do. In fact, Android has become so hard to crack that security researchers are often not even trying to attack the OS itself anymore. Google says that they’re instead focusing on a phone’s firmware — the software that runs on the “bare metal” within individual chips and controllers on an SoC. That’s where some new efforts come in that the company announced this week.
Take control of your online security
Take control of your online security: Bitwarden introduces Argon2 KDF support – by ghack
Bitwarden password manager has added support for Argon2 KDF iterations. The feature was in development, we reported about it a few weeks ago.
Pepper for your password
Pepper for your password – bitwarden.com
Not all password manager entries are created equal. I have entries in my vault that are for LAN-based services (such as Portainer, Invoiceplane, Antsle, and more) that really do not require that much security. Why? Because they are on my LAN and only accessible from within my network. I have other entries that do require considerably more care, such as bank accounts, credit cards, and more.
Access Your Bitwarden Vault Without a Password
Access Your Bitwarden Vault Without a Password – by bitwarden.com
Bitwarden expands the Log in with device option that lets you use a second device to authenticate your Bitwarden vault login instead of using your Bitwarden password. Read on to learn how this works, how it maintains security, and what the future of passwordless looks like for you and Bitwarden.
Why Is It Important to Have Different Passwords on Different Accounts?
Why Is It Important to Have Different Passwords on Different Accounts? – By Ask Leo! – Tech confidence & solutions YouTube
The Ultimate TOTP 2FA Guide for Max Security Online!
The Ultimate TOTP 2FA Guide for Max Security Online! – By Techlore YouTube
Should You Use Google Password Manager?
Should You Use Google Password Manager? – by Ghacks
I don’t know about you, but when it comes to creating a password, I like for it to be strong, secure, and unique. For years I used the same password for everything to avoid forgetting it. As tempting as it may be to use the same password for all your apps, you’re always advised to have different passwords for the different apps on your devices. This is where Google password manager comes in.
Storing Credit Card Information Online or in Password Managers?
Storing Credit Card Information Online or in Password Managers? How to Keep Your Information Safe – by Ghacks
Whenever Internet users make purchases online using credit cards, the online shopping sites or payment providers suggest to save the card information.
Use a Security Key With Your iPhone or iPad
How to Use a Security Key With Your iPhone or iPad (and Why) – By Jordan Gloor How-To Geek
To register a hardware security key with your Apple ID, open Settings and go to Password & Security > Add Security Keys. Follow the onscreen prompts, then you’ll need to have your security key with you every time you log into your Apple ID.
Did you know you can secure your Apple ID and other services on your iPhone or iPad with a physical security key? These keys bolster security and simplify two-factor login.
The best VPN may be no VPN
The best VPN may be no VPN, and other digital security truth bombs by Washington Post
Perhaps you’ve seen this hack: If you post your email address on your Instagram profile or personal website, skip the symbols and write them out instead — shira dot ovide at washpost dot com.
Generate a Microsoft Account Recovery Code
Generate a Microsoft Account Recovery Code Now – By Ask Leo! – Tech confidence & solutions YouTube
How Attackers Bypass Two-factor Authentication
How Attackers Bypass Two-factor Authentication (2FA) – By deceiving the user zitadel.com
Usernames and passwords – this combination represented the go-to method of authenticating users for multiple decades. However, as time passed, it has become increasingly evident that relying solely on two words to safeguard personal data is not without its devastating risks. Consequently, countless platforms continue turning to more complex authentication methods to increase their users’ safety.
Bitwarden Password Manager introduces support for Argon2 KDF iterations
Bitwarden Password Manager introduces support for Argon2 KDF iterations – geeks.fyi
Quote:Bitwarden password manager has added support for Argon2 KDF iterations. The feature was in development, we reported about it a few weeks ago.
Ways You’re Making Your Wi-Fi Network Vulnerable to Attack
10 Ways You’re Making Your Wi-Fi Network Vulnerable to Attack – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
Securing your Wi-Fi network isn’t super hard, but you do have to take a moment or two to do it. Here are some common mistakes people make so you can avoid them, secure your network, and get back to enjoying the internet stress-free.