Launched last week, the Yubico 5Ci is the first security key with a Lightning connector. The company sent Andrew one for review.
Today Yubico launches the YubiKey 5Ci, an authentication device made for iPhones. This gives Apple users true two-factor authentication.
Glenn Fleishman has a good tip on how to use Apple’s two-factor authentication on older devices that don’t support it.
But 2FA and outdated versions of Apple TV, iOS, and macOS don’t mix. You try to log in on those devices with your Apple ID and popups with codes may appear on other devices, but there’s no way to enter it on the piece of equipment from which you’re trying to log in. Fortunately, there’s a simple workaround.
I always forget about the manual method.
Yubico is recalling its line of YubiKeys, tools used for two-factor authentication that generate one-time passcodes.
Apple is requiring developers to secure their Apple ID with two-factor authentication.
In the experimental version of Safari Technology Preview, the browser adds support for USB security keys.
Apple has apologized over a string of Chinese Apple ID hacks. Certain Apple customers were victims of a phishing attack.
In light of the recent breaches and hacks at Facebook, it’s a good idea to enable two-factor authentication on Facebook for security.
You can now get Instagram verification inside the app and a new form of two-factor authentication. The social network is rolling out changes to its app.
Instagram accounts are getting hacked in big numbers right now so you should enable two-factor authentication on your account. Read on to learn how.
If you’ve got an older Mac running Yosemite, say, you may be getting constant prompts to enter your iCloud password. If you know you’re typing it in correctly, what gives?! We’ll tell you one way you might be able to fix this annoying problem in today’s Quick Tip!
If you’re the victim of an iPhone theft, there are steps you can take after to try to get it back. But there are also preventative steps to take before it happens.
You may have read in the news that a hacker group is holding a number of iCloud accounts for ransom. If Apple doesn’t pay a certain amount of money by April 7, the hackers will reset the accounts and remotely wipe iOS devices. Andrew Orr shows us how to protect your Apple ID.
Starting on June 15, Apple will require third-party apps that use iCloud to use app specific passwords that the user sets up. This also means that you must be using two-factor authentication for your Apple ID. Andrew Orr tells us what this means for you.
When you first enable two-factor authentication in iCloud, you might notice some of your apps appear broken. This is because those apps don’t support 2FA, and require app-specific passwords. Follow along with Jeff Butts as he demonstrates how to generate and manage your app-specific passwords.