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Peter Creasey

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Post Posted September 3rd, 2020, 11:10 am

Once the new password is activated for the 3rd party app e.g. SeaMonkey, will the old password still be viable for direct web access (without the app)?
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Post Posted September 11th, 2020, 8:04 am

Peter Creasey wrote:Once the new password is activated for the 3rd party app e.g. SeaMonkey, will the old password still be viable for direct web access (without the app)?


Yes.
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Post Posted September 11th, 2020, 8:59 am

What did AOL mean by "less secure apps"? SeaMonkey supports TLS 1.3, which is the most secure algorithm for encryption.

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Post Posted September 11th, 2020, 4:31 pm

Anonymosity wrote:What did AOL mean by "less secure apps"? SeaMonkey supports TLS 1.3, which is the most secure algorithm for encryption.


Apps that don't support 2FA aka Two-factor authorization.
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