How to Secure Your Github Account in 3 Easy Steps

Hushio Key

Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) is an open authentication standard that strengthens and simplifies two-factor authentication using specialized USB or NFC devices. Hushio Key can turn your smartphone into a U2F token so you can secure almost all major web sites by simply tapping your Hushio Key with your smartphone. It's that easy.

Step 1: Plug in Hushio Key

Plug Hushio Key into any spare USB port of your PC or laptop. Unlkie other security keys, you can leave your Hushio Key plugged-in all the time.

Step 2: Install Hushio ID Lock App onto your Android smartphone

Hushio ID Lock wll pair with your Hushio Key through Bluetooth connection and turn your smatrphone into a U2F token, other than that it also can be

  • A Hardware Wallet for your Bitcoin/Ethereum/DIAMAS accounts
  • A Hardware Password Manager for almost any login

When you need to do a U2F authentication, simply tap your Hushio Key with your smartphone .

Step 3: Configure your Github account to use U2F token
Q: Will my passwords be secured from theft in sending it from Hushio App to Hushio Key?

A: Yes, we use industry standard encryption technology to secure the connection between Hushio Key and your smartphone.

Q: Can my passwords be hacked from Hushio Key?

A: No, your Hushio Key remains offline all the time. No one can even reach it. Your Hushio Mobile App uses your Hushio Key to encrypt and protect your password data locally.

Q: Can I leave my Hushio Key attached to my laptop after every use?

A: Yes, Hushio Key is designed to stay with your PC or laptop, and activates once your paired smartphone is nearby.

Q: Can I pair Hushio Mobile App with multiple Hushio Keys?

A: Yes, you can pair up to 5 Hushio Keys from a smartphone. For example, you can have different Hushio Keys for your home PC, personal laptop and work PC and all of them share the same set of password data on your smartphone.

Q: If I lost my Hushio Key, what can I do?

A: You can disable your Hushio Key from your Hushio Mobile App very easily.

Q: If I lost my smartphone, what can I do?

A: You can send a predefined SMS message to your smartphone to disable your Hushio Mobile App. Furthermore, you can choose to backup your passwords on your own Apple iCloud account or Google Drive account.

Q: Do I need to install any software to use my Hushio Key?

A: No, no additional software is needed for Hushio Key, as it acts as an USB keyboard, therefore it will work with any laptop or PC.

Q: How many passwords can I manage with my Hushio Key?

A:You can manage as many passwords as you want in Hushio App, and you can input up to 16 passwords from Hushio Key.

Q: Can I also manage other personal data in Hushio Mobile App?

A: Yes, you can save information such as your credit card, passport number, driver licence numbers in Hushio App, and these data will all be encrypted by Hushio app.

Q: Can Hushio App input passwords for other mobile apps?

A: Yes, Hushio App will allow you to input stored passwords into any mobile apps

Q: What If I really want to use something in my mind to protect my account?

A: You can combine a simple PIN and a strong passphrase saved in your Hushio App as a complete password for your account. For example you pick “6473” as your PIN and you have “D7ze86xG9iWk” saved for your Google account and assigned as button #2 on your Hushio Key. When entering password, type your PIN “6473” first, and then press button #2 on your Hushio Key, you will have “6473D7ze86xG9iWk” as your Google password. You can use the same PIN for all your accounts if you choose to and your passwords are not weakened in this case.

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