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Game of Thrones actress reveals cast forced to embrace two-step verification, and so should you

Two-step verification makes it much harder for hackers to break their way into email accounts.


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How to protect your Microsoft account with two-step verification (2SV)

Ensure that you have properly hardened your Microsoft account from hackers, by following David Bisson’s advice.


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How to protect your Office 365 users with multi-factor authentication

Microsoft Office 365’s built-in multi-factor authentication security system, named Azure Multi-Factor Auth, requires a user to not just enter their password, but also pass a verification process.

Guest contributor David Share recommends that you enable it.


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32 million Twitter account credentials up for grabs – but site says it wasn’t hacked

Over 30 million Twitter account details are put up for sale on the computer underground.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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VIDEO: George Harrison finds death is no escape from hackers

A hacker apologises after hacking the Twitter account of ex-Beatle George Harrison. Apparently the hacker didn’t realise the reason “The Quiet One” was so quiet, was because he was dead.


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VIDEO: Mark Zuckerberg, Kylie Jenner, Jack Black – hacked!

Mark Zuckerberg had his Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest accounts hacked over the weekend.

And he wasn’t the only one – actor Jack Black and Kylie Jenner also suffered as the result of social networking accounts being compromised.

Check out my latest video to learn more.


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VIDEO: What the Katy Perry hack teaches us about computer security

Imagine if the hacker had tweeted a malicious link instead of a juvenile message to Taylor Swift.

Watch my latest video to find out about the security lessons that can be learnt from the Katy Perry Twitter hack.


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How to protect your Hootsuite account from hackers

David Bisson explains how to better protect access to your social media accounts, if you’re using a social media management tool like Hootsuite.


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How to better protect your Tumblr account from hackers with two-step verification (2SV)

David Bisson walks you through the steps needed to enable two-step verification on your Tumblr account.


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How to protect your LinkedIn account from hackers with two-step verification (2SV)

In the wake of recent revelations about the 2012 LinkedIn data breach, many users would be wise to consider enabling two-step verification (2SV).

David Bisson describes how.


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VIDEO: How one ISP discouraged users from enabling two-step verification

Two-step verification (2SV) is a powerful tool against account hackers – so it’s a shame when a company’s wooly-thinking actually turns users off the idea of enabling it!


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How to protect your Amazon account with two-step verification (2SV)

David Bisson explains how you can protect your Amazon.com account from hackers with two-step verification.


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How to protect your Dropbox account with two-step verification (2SV)

David Bisson explains how you can protect your Dropbox account from hackers with two-step verification.


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How to protect your PayPal account with two-step verification (2SV)

David Bisson explains how you can protect your PayPal account from hackers with two-step verification.


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How to protect your Yahoo account with two-step verification (2SV)

David Bisson explains how you can protect your Yahoo account from hackers with two-step verification.


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How to protect your Apple ID account against hackers

Have you enabled two-step verification on your Apple ID account? You should!

David Bisson explains how.


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