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Options for 2nd Factor using corporate Gmail?

I'm working from a corporate account. The company uses Google's services. The account is only password protected. I use Opera when accessing this account. I have a personal, throwaway Gmail account ...
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Why should I use the Google Authenticator app instead of SMS?

I use Google's two-factor authentication, because I know that access to my email account is the skeleton key to all my other accounts. And... it's pretty annoying - I'm frequently swapping computers ...
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How to set up PayPal's two-factor authentication with a mobile app or trust my computer?

I just set up two-factor authentication feature for my account with PayPal, but I can't seem to find a way how to set it up to either trust my desktop computer (so that it doesn't ask for a PIN on it) ...
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Is it better to register with Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc., or email? [closed]

I lot of websites these days (including this one) offer Facebook, Twitter, and/or Google login. Usually there's also an option to use old-style username/password credentials. I'm never sure which ...
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Using “Google 2 Step Verification” while on vacation

I'm using Google 2-Step Verification and I'm about to go for vacation. My biggest concern is that I will not have my phone with me and therefor will not be able to receive texts with code whenever I'd ...
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Lost access to Gmail

Here is my situation: Lost SMS service through carrier Reset phone, so lost OTP app Do not have backup codes No other backup phone on account Now I cannot access any of my Gmail accounts I cannot ...
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Does Gmail provide a way to see a hash of an email?

Does Gmail provide a way to see a hash that they say represents the sum of all data within a given email?
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2-step Authentication Facebook - Is it possible to disable SMS codes?

I have Facebook login approvals set up. Is there any way to stop Facebook from sending login codes via SMS? Preferably, I'd like to exclusively use my Google Authenticator app to receive login codes. ...
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App passwords and account hacking

I have 2-step authentication turned on for my Outlook.com account and I generate app passwords to access the services on certain devices. I am wondering about possibility of hacking my account with ...
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Can I have application-specific passwords without 2-step verification for my Google account?

Is it possible to use application-specific passwords on Google without going through all the hassles of the 2-step verification authentication? What if I don't want to tie myself to a phone number on ...
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Allow Facebook, Google, etc. (OpenID) login to my WordPress.com hosted private blog

Is it possible, if using a private, wordpress.com hosted blog, to allow users to login via Facebook, Google, Yahoo, or other OpenID providers? We have a private blog, and we prefer that users not ...
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Add non-Google login option to Flickr account

I signed up to Flickr using my Google account. This has become a major usability headache since I moved to China: While flickr itself is not blocked here, Google's authentication redirect dance (which ...
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Setting up 2-step auth on Paypal [duplicate]

Is there a 2 step auth via a text to your mobile on Paypal, ive had a look around their site, but couldnt find anything ?
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Verification by SMS in country with long code? (Germany)

I enabled two factor authentication with a German number. And since then I'm locked out of my account: verification SMS never arrive After setting up two factor authentication, I made a quick test, ...
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Is it possible for one to disable Google's suspicious login attempt detection?

I am traveling quite a bit and due to that, I'm being requested a confirmation code by Google, which requires the use of a mobile phone I am unfortunately unable to use due to differing cell networks ...
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2-step Google Authentication for Facebook?

I'm very confident for my account on Google, Dropbox, and Lastpass when they allow me to log in using two factors the username+password the Google Authenticator's code generated from my smart ...
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I don't understand Google's 2-way authentication

What is the advantage of Google forcing me to keep me cellphone on, working and with me at all times? It just seems like this will prevent me from using my account some time in the future when I don't ...
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Signing in to Google through very different IP addresses

Because I connect to many different VPNs and make it appear that I'm in very different geographical locations, how do I add a whitelist of IP addresses that are allowed to sign in to my account so I ...
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Is it possible to allow only certain accounts from a specific group in Google Apps to sign in using OAuth?

Is there possibility to allow login to app only for certain users from Google Apps. From only one app to be more specific. I want to create admin panel that only some people can manage but I want to ...
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How to avoid Google Mail SMTP lock while traveling?

I know there are lots of articles about this problem, but I still can't find a nice way to fix that. My boss is traveling a lot, and because of constant change of place her google account is blocked. ...
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Managing multiple Google Accounts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using multiple Google accounts without logging in and out to use What's the best way to manage multiple Google Accounts? Our college uses Google Mail, I have a personal ...
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Why does Chrome throw out my Google Two-Factor Auth “trusted-ness”

I have Google Two-Factor Auth turned on for my account. When I first log into my account, I have to enter a code I receive via SMS. At this point, my computer should be trusted; that is, I should have ...
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How can I get the password of an openID associated site?

Login to Stackoverflow.com supports OpenID authentication. Alternatively, we can login using using Google account (among others). Once we associate any supported account, an openID is associated ...
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Do I have to “Sign In” each time I visit google.com/analytics?

I'm already signed in my Gmail account and saved my password. To view my mailbox the only thing I have to do is to visit Gmail.com. But the problem is with visiting analytics.google.com. Each time ...
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Logging out from another computer

I left my Facebook page up at work. Can I log out of it from my home computer so no one can mess with my page?
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Two factor gmail authentication: How to login from *either* device?

How can I use 2 factor gmail authentication in this situation? I have a gmail account, a laptop and a phone. I use 2 factor authentication so that when i try to access gmail on the laptop, i verify ...
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What access to my Google account am I granting this web app?

I was signing up for a web service, when the following prompt showed up. I'm familiar with this process, and I've granted some more finer-grained access to other apps before, but if I recall ...
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Blog readable only by people signed into a certain Google domain?

I am the webmaster for a school that uses Google Apps for Your Domain, so every family has an account at our domain. We would like to create a blog that can only be read by school families. Blogger ...
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Gmail rejects SMTP password with 2-factor authentication

I am using the Mail app on Mac OS X to access my Gmail account using 2-factor authentication. The app is configured with an application-specific password and it works fine for a few days: email can be ...
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Is there two-factor authentication for hosted wordpress.com blogs?

There is a plugin that supports two-factor authentication via Google's Authenticator for self-hosted Wordpress blogs. Is there a similar feature I can turn on for hosted wordpress.com blogs? Every ...
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Cannot login into amazon.com

I have bought a laptop on amazon a couple days ago. I would like to login to check my order. But I cannot login into amazon.com or amazon.fr What I have tried: Tried to change password (click ...
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Limit Google “trusted computer” auth cookies to 30 days

It looks like Google's two-factor authentication has switched to using long-expiration cookies for remembering "trusted" user agents, instead of the 30 day expiration previously used. This seems ...
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Which popular/high-profile web applications support two-factor authentication? [closed]

I'm aware that both Google and Facebook offer two-factor authentication, by sending an SMS to your phone under certain circumstances. What other popular or high-profile web applications support ...
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Two bitbucket (or Github) accounts with same SSH key

Bitbucket's help says: if your account's username is happy_cat, you would need to create a new account with a username of happycat to use this feature That's my case, so I created a second ...
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Erase Google two-factor authentication token

I logged in to GMail with two-factor authentication and mistakenly left the "Remember this computer for 30 days" option checked. I'd like to erase the authentication token, so on the next log in ...
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Does Hotmail offer two-factor authentication?

I've read multiple news articles that claim Hotmail offers two-factor authentication. One of the articles describes Hotmail's system, saying ...whenever you go to Hotmail...you can choose to get a ...
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Google authentication and authorization among their apps [closed]

Google has a bunch of apps like Google+, Gmail, Docs, Reader, etc. Internally, these apps must talk to each other securely to query information/data. I am wondering conceptually how Google implements ...
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Direct link to Google Voice (or other Google applications) to log in as a specific user

I use multiple Google accounts for email, documents, and Voice. If I go to Google Voice, it will recognize whatever my most recent session is and use that. This is almost always my work session, so I ...
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Google restrict services to application-specific passwords

Is there no way to restrict services for Google's application-specific passwords? Those passwords have almost full access to your account. It seems like design flaw. Eg. if I generate generate a ...
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Gmail two-factor authentication without a cell phone?

I love the idea of protecting my Gmail account using two-factor authentication, but I don't own a cell phone. And I don't want to tie Gmail to a land line since the whole point of having the account ...
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How to sign up to VEVO without using Facebook

When using VEVO it seems impossible to register without using Facebook. No other options are given (even with Incognito) Is there a path to a regular form registration? I just want to save a ...
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How can we access a Facebook account if it was setup by a 3rd party?

A client of ours had their Facebook business page set up by someone who has disappeared. How can our client get access to her business page to make changes? The business page is here: ...
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Is there a difference between a formal logout and shutting down the browser?

Sometimes I log out of a web page or app by clicking on a specific "logout" link. Other times I may be in a rush so I just close the browser. Is there a benefit to formally logging out? Is shutting ...
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Google's 2-step verification - how to use application-specific password multiple times?

When I generate an application-specific password to be used on google talk, Google states: No need to memorize this password. You should need to enter it only once. Spaces don't matter. But ...
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Implications of using Google to login to third-party websites

Nowadays a lot of websites (for instance CNET.COM and some forums) offer to login using your Google (Facebook, Yahoo etc) account instead of creating account on the website. Can anyone explain what ...
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Any public LDAP server where I can create new user? [closed]

I need for my testing to check that loggin into my application correctly works with more than one LDAP servers. I have only one LDAP server ready to use though. I need LDAP server details and ...
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After revoking 2-step Gmail verification can't access account on apps, only at gmail.com

I tried the 2-step verification for Gmail a few days ago and created app-specific passwords for my mail clients (Apple Mail, Sparrow, iPhone, iPad) and they all worked out fine. Last night, I tried ...
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Unauthenticated access to Google Docs and Calendar

Today, I tried a demo of Openbravo (web-based ERP) and on its main workspace there were two widgets Google Docs and Google Calendar and they both displayed my Docs and Calendar data from my Google ...
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Linking Google accounts after registration in Trello

Originally, I registered using my email address (@gmail). Now I would like to link that account to my Google authentication credentials. Is this possible? Or do I need to create a new Trello account ...
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Flickr available only through phone. Can't reset pasword

I can access the account from my phone, but I'm not able to save any pictures. I can't access my account from the web because I created it using Google. Then when I didn't know how to get my pictures ...