Lastpass 1.8 and Google Authenticator

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by Victek, Nov 6, 2011.

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  1. Victek

    Victek Registered Member

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    Lastpass 1.8 has been released and includes the option to use Google Authenticator for two-factor authentication. This makes it possible to use a cell phone to provide a security code when logging into the Lastpass account - much easier then the "Sesame on a memory stick" option.

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  2. moontan

    moontan Registered Member

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    that's a very nice option to have!
    tnx for the head-up m8! :thumb:
     
  3. x942

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    :thumb: Got to love more options :D I use the yubikey now but google auth is a nice subsitute.
     
  4. Victek

    Victek Registered Member

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    Yes, options are good. I can't think of any downside to using the phone for dual-authentication (DA) and it means one less "thingie" (UBS flashdrive, Yubikey, etc) to carry around and keep track of. My bank already uses SMS for DA. I'd like to see DA become an option for online purchasing as well to better protect credit cards.
     
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