Google has just published details on two vulnerabilities named Meltdown and Spectre that in the company's assessment affect "every processor [released] since 1995."
Rutgers engineers have created a new type of user authentication system that relies on transmitting vibrations through a surface and having the user touch the surface to generate a unique signature. This signature is then used to approve or deny a user access to an app, room, or building.
Scientists from Florida International University and Bloomberg have created a custom two-factor authentication (2FA) system that relies on users taking a photo of a personal object.
OKEx, a Bitcoin exchange based in China, issued a statement over the weekend, denying it was hacked and blaming recent thefts on careless users who didn't secure their accounts.
Starting next week Google will overhaul its two-step verification (2SV) procedure and replace one-time codes sent via SMS with prompts shown on the user's smartphone.
Hackers have exploited decades-old flaws in the SS7 mobile telephony protocol to hijack phone numbers and SMS messages, in order to bypass two-factor authentication (2FA) and steal money from bank accounts.
LastPass has patched a severe vulnerability in their password manager that allowed attackers to bypass the company's two-factor authentication (2FA) system.