super-securing your stuff

This post provoked me to increase the security on my gmail and bank account.  The idea is that when you connect to the site on a new browser or computer, it sends a text to your phone that you have to enter on the site.  So it uses something you know and something you have to secure the accounts.  Not that this wasn’t a pain.  It was.  Took me quite a while to learn that my bank isn’t compatible with google voice.  But now it’s much tougher for a hacker to get in.  When future-me meets parallel-time-stream-me who got hacked because he didn’t do this, he will thank the present-me.  (Too much Doctor Who.)

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