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What Is a PEM File and How Do You Use It?

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PEM is a container file format often used to store cryptographic keys. It’s used for many different things, as it simply defines the structure and encoding type of the file used to store a bit of data.

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Source: https://www.cloudsavvyit.com/1727/what-is-a-pem-file-and-how-do-you-use-it/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Anthony Heddings

How to Move Microsoft Authenticator to a New Phone

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Using an authenticator app for two-factor authentication (2FA) is more secure than SMS messages, but what if you switch phones? Here’s how to move your 2FA accounts if you use Microsoft Authenticator.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/682273/how-to-move-microsoft-authenticator-to-a-new-phone/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Rob Woodgate

How to Host Your Own VPN with Algo and Cloud Hosting

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Companies all over the world sell VPN services to secure your online activity, but can you really trust a VPN provider? If you want, you can create your own virtual private network with the open-source Algo software, and the cloud-hosting provider of your choice.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/669848/how-to-host-your-own-vpn-with-algo-and-cloud-hosting/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Ian Paul

Can Law Enforcement Really Recover Files You’ve Deleted?

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When you delete a file from your computer’s hard drive, it’s never really gone. With enough effort and technical skill, it’s often possible to recover documents and photos previously thought obliterated. These computer forensics are a useful tool for law enforcement, but how do they really work?

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/675784/can-law-enforcement-really-recover-files-you%E2%80%99ve-deleted/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Matthew Hughes

How to Request a LetsEncrypt Certificate Using Acme

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LetsEncrypt changed the SSL certificate world when its offer of free, short-lived, SSL certificates allowed a vast amount of individuals and companies to secure their web applications at no cost. With this service, the necessary infrastructure would need to exist, and to that end, a plethora of applications sprung up that fit the SSL-issuing needs.

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Source: https://www.cloudsavvyit.com/4245/how-to-request-a-letsencrypt-certificate-using-acme/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Adam Bertram

Google is working on end-to-end encryption for RCS texts in Messages

a635e320-9d2d-11ea-b73b-aa1538d914e3RCS is supposed to be the spiritual successor to classic SMS and MMS texting, but the lack of built-in encryption puts a damper on that — someone could theoretically snoop on your messages where they can’t with services like iMessage. You might get y…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/google-messages-rcs-encryption-004535523.html
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Google Authenticator Update Makes It Way Easier to Transfer Accounts to a New Device

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The Google Authenticator has long been a useful tool when it comes to adding two-step verification to your accounts. But now, thanks to its first update since April 2019, Google has just made it way easier to securely migrate 2SV codes from one device to another.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/google-authenticator-update-makes-it-way-easier-to-tran-1843340635
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Sam Rutherford