Using Disposable Services

Using Disposable Services

These services come in the form of disposable mailboxes and phone numbers. Don’t use these for anything personal as multiple people will be able to see it.

Google will now let you use your Android phone as a physical security key

Google will now let you use your Android phone as a physical security key

To make your Android phone your security key, you’ll just need to connect your phone through Bluetooth to a Chrome browser to verify logins. Other Android 7 and higher devices can still be used as two-factor authentication methods, but they’ll be required to sign in and tap a button.

Govt. May Link Facebook, Twitter With Aadhaar, Mobile Number; But Why?

Govt. May Link Facebook, Twitter With Aadhaar, Mobile Number; But Why?

has understood the problem, and very soon, you can be asked to link your social media accounts with anyone Govt. For instance, a mobile number is required for creating a Twitter account, and moreover, they are offering Aadhaar and other Govt.

Login With Facebook, Google or AT&T? Thanks, but No Thanks

Login With Facebook, Google or AT&T? Thanks, but No Thanks

There's more: Project Verify is better than the Facebook and Google SSOs because it's going to be checked against your mobile SIM card, phone number, user credentials, account tenure and phone account type (info only your wireless carrier has).

Why did the PGP Web of Trust fail?

Why did the PGP Web of Trust fail?

The PGP Web of Trust (WoT) Key Signing parties help grow the number of people each individual has verified personally.

Chinese tech companies will now keep detailed records of users' activity

Chinese tech companies will now keep detailed records of users' activity

Hong Kong (CNN Business) Chinese internet companies have started keeping detailed records of their users' personal information and online activity. Companies will now have to start logging the activities of users posting in blogs, microblogs, chat rooms, short video platforms and webcasts.

AT&T and Verizon want to manage your identity across websites and apps

AT&T and Verizon want to manage your identity across websites and apps

The four major US mobile carriers have unveiled a system that would let them manage your logins across any third-party website or app that hooks into it. AT&T VP Johannes Jaskolski, who is managing the carriers' Project Verify consortium, told Krebs that the system will not centralize subscriber data into a multi-carrier database.