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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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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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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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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How Yahoo Mail login page could store cookie on some different path on user's system?

Some time ago in Yahoo Mail's login page, there was an option to keep signature as text or image on user's system. So even after user logged out and come back again, can see the signature on the same ...
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Gmail unread count external access with minimal auth and permissions

I want to display a badge of how many unread (new) e-mails I have on my Gmail account. But I need to do it in a secure way, if the auth keys ever leak it won't lead to any data leak (besides the ...
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Twitter phone number linking problem

I am trying to link my Twitter account to my phone number (Korean), but the only thing I get in my SMS is "Tw". And no, it is not a verification code I am waiting for. Have you guys had this kind of ...
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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 ...