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Google, Facebook, Yahoo and the convenience of OAUTH authentication

posted Feb 13, 2014, 12:10 AM by Chris G
Today, more and more websites allow users to authenticate using Google, Yahoo, Facebook and other existing credentials. Sure, the convenience of not having to create multiple credentials is a good thing for users, and having one less database with your username and password is also  good thing.

But do you really know who you entrusted with access to information about yourself? 

As a test, go to and see how many people have which level of access to your Google account!