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Database leak exposes millions of two-factor codes and reset links sent by SMS

DATABASE LEAK EXPOSES MILLIONS OF TWO-FACTOR CODES AND RESET LINKS SENT BY SMS

Enlarge / 2FA via SMS happens worldwide, all. Millions of SMS text messages-many containing one-time passcodes, password reset links,...

Facebook admits cyber attack may have exposed info from 50 million accounts to hackers

FACEBOOK ADMITS CYBER ATTACK MAY HAVE EXPOSED INFO FROM 50 MILLION ACCOUNTS TO HACKERS

Just after confirming the controversial practice of using 2FA phone numbers to send targeted ads to Facebook users , the platform has...

 
 
 
Google's 2FA Titan Security Keys are now available on the Google Store

GOOGLE'S 2FA TITAN SECURITY KEYS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON THE GOOGLE STORE

While Cloud Next is traditionally a software-focussed event, Google last month announced its own line of two-factor authentication...

Instagram adds support for third-party authenticators to let you bypass text-based 2FA

INSTAGRAM ADDS SUPPORT FOR THIRD-PARTY AUTHENTICATORS TO LET YOU BYPASS TEXT-BASED 2FA

Two weeks after an unusually high number of users broadcasted complaints of hacked accounts, Instagram is giving users more ways to...

 
 
 
Password breach teaches Reddit that, yes, phone-based 2FA is that bad

PASSWORD BREACH TEACHES REDDIT THAT, YES, PHONE-BASED 2FA IS THAT BAD

Enlarge A newly disclosed breach that stole password data and private messages is teaching Reddit officials a lesson that security...

Reddit now offers two-factor authentication to all

REDDIT NOW OFFERS TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION TO ALL

Reddit has finally rolled out two-factor authentication after months of testing with beta users, moderators, and third-party app developers....

 
 
 
Users Required To Switch To 2FA In iOS 11 & macOS High Sierra

USERS REQUIRED TO SWITCH TO 2FA IN IOS 11 & MACOS HIGH SIERRA

A couple of years ago Apple introduced two-factor authentication in which it supposedly provided users with a more secure way of logging...

All about Android's new, safer way of logging into apps

ALL ABOUT ANDROID'S NEW, SAFER WAY OF LOGGING INTO APPS

Android can now read 2FA codes over NFC and Bluetooth. Google added support for wireless U2F cards in a developer version of Google...

 
 
 
HomeKit remote access and automation no longer works with third-gen Apple TV after iOS 10, 2FA now required

HOMEKIT REMOTE ACCESS AND AUTOMATION NO LONGER WORKS WITH THIRD-GEN APPLE TV AFTER IOS 10, 2FA NOW REQUIRED

IOS 10 includes a pre-installed Home app from Apple that lets you easily set up and manage smart accessories and automation, which...