Early morning I got the following text message on my phone. I had not tried logging in to Coinbase so was surprised to see this message. Luckily, I didn’t kick on the link. Instead I opened a browser window and manually typed coinbase.com and navigated to it. And I tried signing in and didn’t noticeContinue reading “How a phishing attack for Coinbase almost got me with an ‘ạ’ instead of an ‘a’”
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Finally got my YubiKey!
Passwords are very insecure so it’s best to use 2-factor-authentication whenever possible. The common options are “send a text to my phone” to verify it’s me or use some app like Google Authenticator, Authy, or another trusted device. Some recent high profile hacks were done by hackers obtaining a SIM card with your phone numberContinue reading “Finally got my YubiKey!”