Category Archives: Password Security

Can 2 Factor Authentication Be Used for a Family Sharing an Amazon Prime Account?

Most 2FA systems today are designed to work with just one device. But in today’s world multiple devices and shared accounts are a fact of life. This post presents one options to address that situation. Continue reading

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How to Share a Password with Dashlane

Everyone who doesn’t have a secure method of managing their passwords should use a password manager. We use Dashlane and one thing I love about it is the ability to share a password with anyone safely. I demonstrate how to share a password using Dashlane’s Password Manager. Continue reading

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My Family’s Awful Experience Invaded By a Botnet Led to the Creation of vsatips

vsatips was created following one devastating event. In 2009 my family’s home computer network was invaded by & taken over by a botnet…although initially we didn’t realize that a botnet was responsible. We just knew that our problem was persistent yet simple…we had lost control of our home computer network & all of our computers and devices. Continue reading

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The Best Password Manager’s Available in January 2016 | An Overview of Services Available

The New Year’s celebrations have barely ended and it seems I’m once again researching Password Managers.  What led me to this point is a longer story which I’ll relate in a future post, but for now I thought that I … Continue reading

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