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
What is strong customer authentication (SCA) under PSD2?
A look at the upcoming EU directive that aims to harmonise online payment protection
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'
FCA agrees to phased rollout of new EU payment rules
Decision slammed for creating unnecessary confusion among consumers
G Suite now offers enhanced security for high-risk users
Mandatory FIDO keys and auto-blocking of third-party apps comprise the tougher standards
Google turns Android phones into 2FA keys for iOS login
FIDO keys touted as the most secure protection against hackers and phishing campaigns
Security flaw found in Google's Titan Security keys
Google has said it will replace vulnerable Titan Keys for free
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
“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
Modlishka tool can allow attackers to bypass 2FA
The reverse proxy 'Modlishka' tool is designed to make phishing attacks as "effective as possible"
How to make your email hack-proof
How to secure your inbox, enhance your mail and unlock secret codes
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
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
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"
Why is multi-factor authentication so important?
A password isn’t enough for modern day security – it’s time to layer up
LastPass simplifies two-factor authentication
One-touch input will encourage users to beef-up their online security
EU project calls on typing verification tech to stop cheats
Behavioural biometrics software is a capable of identifying users from keyboard strokes
Instagram begins rolling out two-factor authentication
The company will use SMS codes to verify users' identity
Yahoo wants to kill off email passwords
Forget passwords: Yahoo will send one-time codes to your phone instead
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
Apple fixes iCloud password security hole
Previously unknown vulnerability let hackers hijack accounts.
Apple beefs up iCloud security
Two-step verification for Apple ID users on iCloud, App Store and iTunes.
RSA servers hacked as SecurID data stolen
As RSA has its servers hacked, its two-factor authentication customers will no doubt be highly concerned.