Tag: 2FA

Software Security

Still using authenticators for MFA? Software for sale can hack you anyway

March 14, 2023

Via: Ars Technica

Microsoft on Tuesday profiled software for sale in online forums that makes it easy for criminals to deploy phishing campaigns that successfully compromise accounts, even when they’re protected by the most common form of multi-factor authentication. The phishing kit is […]

iOS, Operating systems

iOS 15 will include this important security feature for the first time

June 8, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Apple’s newly-announced iOS 15 will include built-in a two factor verification code generator for the first time, the company has confirmed. Two-factor authentication (2FA), also known as two-step verification, is a security process that requires users to provide two different […]

Operating systems, Others, Software Security

Google wants your phone to be a physical 2FA security key

April 11, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

ALONG WITH SECURE PASSWORDS (or at least not using these), two-factor authentication (2FA) is a pretty effective way of making your account less susceptible to hacks. No, it’s not perfect, and a determined hacker can find ways of spoofing text […]

Software Category, Software Security

Microsoft goes post-password with native FIDO key login for Windows 10

November 21, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

WE’RE BIG fans of security keys. Which sounds like an odd statement. But as we’ve been saying over the past few years, just a password in this day and age is not going to cut it, and although biometrics are […]