Re: [Evolution] "Error occurred while sending" after enabling Google 2-step authentication [with solution]

Hi there,

On Wed, 4 Jun 2014, Nick Jenkins wrote:

... I recently turned on Google 2-step authentication
... (i.e. something you know + something you have).
 you can mark a browser as trusted after the first successful
login, and thereafter you only need your password ...

Can you explain how the first part ("something you know + something
you have") is not defeated by the last part?  Can the attacker not
simply impersonate your browser having first sniffed your password?
(And why involve a browser anyway?  You did mean 'browser'?)



[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]