two-factor authentication (2FA)

Zoom finally rolls out two-factor authentication
two-factor authentication (2FA)

Zoom finally rolls out two-factor authentication

The tool is to help organisations prevent identity theft and security breaches
11 Sep 2020
What is strong customer authentication (SCA) under PSD2?
Online payment
two-factor authentication (2FA)

What is strong customer authentication (SCA) under PSD2?

An in-depth look at the EU directive that aims to harmonise online payment protection
17 Jun 2020
EU’s Strong Customer Authentication comes into force
two-factor authentication (2FA)

EU’s Strong Customer Authentication comes into force

But concerns still remain that the financial industry's ecosystem and infrastructure aren’t fully ready for SCA
13 Mar 2020
Google: 1.5% of all login attempts use compromised passwords
Security

Google: 1.5% of all login attempts use compromised passwords

Report says popular sites like Netflix and a number of government portals are at risk of 'credential stuffing'
16 Aug 2019
FCA agrees to phased rollout of new EU payment rules
Tablet payment
two-factor authentication (2FA)

FCA agrees to phased rollout of new EU payment rules

Decision slammed for creating unnecessary confusion among consumers
14 Aug 2019
G Suite now offers enhanced security for high-risk users
Google HQ
cloud security

G Suite now offers enhanced security for high-risk users

Mandatory FIDO keys and auto-blocking of third-party apps comprise the tougher standards
1 Aug 2019
Google turns Android phones into 2FA keys for iOS login
two-factor authentication (2FA)

Google turns Android phones into 2FA keys for iOS login

FIDO keys touted as the most secure protection against hackers and phishing campaigns
13 Jun 2019
Security flaw found in Google's Titan Security keys
two-factor authentication (2FA)

Security flaw found in Google's Titan Security keys

Google has said it will replace vulnerable Titan Keys for free
16 May 2019
Apple facing lawsuit because its 2FA is ‘too disruptive'
two-factor authentication (2FA)

Apple facing lawsuit because its 2FA is ‘too disruptive'

Californian man accuses the firm of not seeking his consent, and of disrupting access to his personal devices
12 Feb 2019
“Security concern” forces Reddit to lock users out
Security

“Security concern” forces Reddit to lock users out

Weak password security to blame after the microblogging platform detects a sharp rise in unauthorised account access
11 Jan 2019
Modlishka tool can allow attackers to bypass 2FA
two-factor authentication (2FA)

Modlishka tool can allow attackers to bypass 2FA

The reverse proxy 'Modlishka' tool is designed to make phishing attacks as "effective as possible"
9 Jan 2019
How to make your email hack-proof
Security

How to make your email hack-proof

How to secure your inbox, enhance your mail and unlock secret codes
13 Sep 2018
Reddit suffers breach as all data before 2007 is compromised
data breaches

Reddit suffers breach as all data before 2007 is compromised

SMS-based two-factor authentication is "not as secure as we thought" the company admits
2 Aug 2018
Timehop breach spills 21 million users' data
Security

Timehop breach spills 21 million users' data

Lack of two-factor authentication saw usernames, email addresses, social media tokens and 4.7 million phone numbers taken
9 Jul 2018
UK businesses are 'slow' to adopt two-factor authentication
two-factor authentication (2FA)

UK businesses are 'slow' to adopt two-factor authentication

Businesses admit their password security isn't up to scratch, but vendor says "talk is cheap"
7 Mar 2018
Why is multi-factor authentication so important?
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Why is multi-factor authentication so important?

A password isn’t enough for modern day security – it’s time to layer up
22 Dec 2017
LastPass simplifies two-factor authentication
Security

LastPass simplifies two-factor authentication

One-touch input will encourage users to beef-up their online security
4 Aug 2016
EU project calls on typing verification tech to stop cheats
Hacking on keyboard
Software

EU project calls on typing verification tech to stop cheats

Behavioural biometrics software is a capable of identifying users from keyboard strokes
12 Apr 2016
Instagram begins rolling out two-factor authentication
Mobile

Instagram begins rolling out two-factor authentication

The company will use SMS codes to verify users' identity
17 Feb 2016
Yahoo wants to kill off email passwords
hacking

Yahoo wants to kill off email passwords

Forget passwords: Yahoo will send one-time codes to your phone instead
16 Mar 2015
Apple account security boost in pipeline
Apple CEO Tim Cook
cloud security

Apple account security boost in pipeline

Tim Cook reveals plans are afoot to tighten up account security in the wake of this week's celebrity picture leak scandal
5 Sep 2014
Apple fixes iCloud password security hole
cloud security

Apple fixes iCloud password security hole

Previously unknown vulnerability let hackers hijack accounts.
25 Mar 2013
Apple beefs up iCloud security
Apple iCloud
Security

Apple beefs up iCloud security

Two-step verification for Apple ID users on iCloud, App Store and iTunes.
22 Mar 2013