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PayPal Here and PayPal Two Factor Authentication

PayPal Here and PayPal Two Factor Authentication

I’ve been using two-factor authentication on my PayPal and eBay accounts for almost six years. Time flies when you’re typing in your username and passwords as well as a random numeric string generated by an external device. Two-factor authentication relies on what you know and what you have. In most cases, you know your username […]

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PayPal and eBay Security Card Problem

PayPal and eBay Security Card Problem

Well, he jinxed me — one of my readers wrote about his problem with the PayPal and eBay security card I’ve run without issue for a year and a half. I checked my card to see if the battery still worked in mid-October of this year. Everything was fine and dandy. Then I tried to […]

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PayPal Security Key Card Review

PayPal Security Key Card Review

A little over three years ago, PayPal and eBay announced a way to further protect your accounts with their Security Key initiative. The premise of the Security Key is simple. A single, hardware key is assigned to your account. Every sixty seconds or so, a new numeric key is generated using RSA’s Securid technology. Essentially, […]

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PayPal and eBay Security Key Activation

PayPal and eBay Security Key Activation

I’ve been interested in PayPal’s Security Key system ever since it was announced January 15th of this year. The Key became available about a month ago, and I received mine in the mail last week. Tags: ebay, hardware, paypal, securid, two factor authentication

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