Instagram announced today plans to improve its two-factor authentication (2FA) mechanism by adding support for third-party authenticator apps.
Reddit announced today a security breach. The social platform says a hacker breached the accounts of several employees after bypassing two-factor authentication (2FA) and stole information such as some email addresses, logs, and a 2007 database backup containing old salted and hashed password.
Microsoft will soon enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) for all high-privileged Azure AD accounts, the company said on Friday.
Mozilla is rolling out support for a two-step authentication process for Firefox Accounts, the credentials system that protects bookmarks, passwords, open tabs and other data synchronized between devices via the Firefox Sync feature.
As of today, you can now secure your Reddit account using two-factor authentication . This feature was previously in beta, but has now been rolled out to all Reddit users.
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.