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Stay safe even with your passwords out in the wild
 

Stay safe even with your passwords out in the wild

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A security breach named "Heartbleed" has put passwords, credit cards and other sensitive data at risk. It affects OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f which concern 2/3 of the Web. ...

A security breach named "Heartbleed" has put passwords, credit cards and other sensitive data at risk. It affects OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f which concern 2/3 of the Web.

In this deck I explain how to protect yourself against Heartbleed and about now our days security threats by using 2-factor authentication.

Linked blog post https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140417025208-13016144-stay-safe-even-with-your-passwords-out-in-the-wild
Thank you Lorraine K. Lee for editing help www.linkedin.com/in/lorraineklee

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Stay safe even with your passwords out in the wild Stay safe even with your passwords out in the wild Presentation Transcript

  • Heartbleed How to Protect Yourself
  • On April 7th, 2014 a security breach named Heartbleed was discovered, impacting 2/3 of the web.
  • For affected websites, their secure connections containing user password and credit card information were exposed.
  • Even before Heartbleed, passwords were not enough to protect you...
  • ...No matter how complex, long and unique your passwords were.
  • Here are just a few of the ways your password can be stolen: leaked user database social engineering phishing unsafe HTTPS connection
  • Fortunately for you, there is a solution!
  • Multi-factor authentication ! You can find each compatible service's app/token device list on their websites
  • To connect to your account you'll need: username and password + token-generated number !
  • Now, even if your password is leaked No one can access your account ! !
  • Most of your favorite websites support it, too.
  • Act Now! Before it is too late… ! Blogpost about that slide here