Browser Password Managers: Threat Models

All major browsers have a built-in password manager. So we should use them, right? I Do Should You? The easy answer is “Yes, use your browser’s password manager!“ The more nuanced answer begins: “Tell me about your threat model?” As when evaluating almost any security feature, my threat model might not match your threat model,Continue reading “Browser Password Managers: Threat Models”

Protect Your Accounts with 2FA

You should enable “2-Step Verification” for logins to your Google account. Google Authenticator is an app that runs on your iOS or Android phone and gives out 6 digit codes that must be entered when you log in on a device. This can’t really prevent phishing (because a phishing page will just ask you forContinue reading “Protect Your Accounts with 2FA”