Tag: 2FA

Twitter Turns on Support for Two-Factor Authentication Apps

Beyond offering its own added layer of security in enabling SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA) for its users, Twitter is now granting support for useful third-party authentication apps such as...

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Instagram (Finally) Rolls out Two-Factor Authentication to All Users

Instagram has announced that two-factor authentication will be enabled for all users after experimenting with the security feature for over a year. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom has confirmed that...

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Apple Triggers Two-Factor Authentication Prompts Over Push Notifications

Two-factor authentication, a security feature that has gained prominence in the era of the smartphone gets a push from Apple on its latest iOS beta, via notifications. iOS 10.3 beta users have begun...

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PayPal Patches Two-Factor Authentication Vulnerability

 PayPal has patched a vulnerability that allowed an attacker to bypass the website’s two-factor authentication procedure on its portal online.A 2FA (two factor authentication) bypass...

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Weird Security Term of the Week: "Multi-Factor Authentication"

The Problem: Restricting access is not a new concept by any means. Guards and gatekeepers have been around for millennia, and allowing only those that truly need access - whether to a facility or...

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Hackers Can Breach a Facebook Account with a Phone Number

Security researchers have proven that a Facebook account can be compromised with an unauthorized individual taking control by merely using a phone number coupled with some basic hacking skills. An...

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LastPass Launches 2-Factor Authentication App

Password manager LastPass has revealed its own and new two-factor authentication (2FA) application that helps LastPass users with an added layer of security while accessing their password vault and...

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