Why everyone should have this cheap security tool

Whenever I’m asked for things that are a must-have, a YubiKey is on the top of my list no matter what platform or operating system people are using — Windows, Mac, or Linux, Android or iOS.

It doesn’t matter.

Everyone needs a YubiKey.

What is a YubiKey?

A YubiKey is the ultimate line of defense against having your online accounts taken over. And with prices starting at $25, it’s one of those indispensable gadgets for the 21st century.

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A hardware authentication device made by Yubico, it’s used to secure access to online accounts, computers, and networks. The Yubikey 5 Series look like small USB flash drives and come in a range of different connectors — USB-A, USB-C, and USB-C and Lightning combo. There are versions that also include support for NFC.

It offers two-factor authentication (also known as multi-factor authentication or two-step verification) for hundreds of online services, from Facebook,

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