In this situation (internet & computers) refers to the act of confirming the identity of a person or assuring that a computer program is a trusted one.

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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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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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Gmail login information has been lost

I have several Gmail accounts that I manage from one Gmail account. I set this up on the configuration POP/IMAP tab, inside my Gmail account. This allows me to be able to send emails with one of the ...
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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 ...