Category: authentication

Privacy and security risks as Sign In with Apple tweaks Open ID protocol
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Privacy and security risks as Sign In with Apple tweaks Open ID protocol

An open letter from the OpenID Foundation says that Apple introduced potential risks when it diverged from the OpenID Connect protocol. . Privacy and security ... Read More

Google to replace Titan keys for free after uncovering Bluetooth flaw
authentication, bluetooth

Google to replace Titan keys for free after uncovering Bluetooth flaw

technology Written by Jeff Stone May 15, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Google is recalling its Titan security key after discovering a Bluetooth vulnerability that could allow ... Read More

Microsoft drops password expiration from Windows 10 security
A Zero Day Latest News, authentication

Microsoft drops password expiration from Windows 10 security

Microsoft has recognised that users don't actually change their passwords when prompted, they just tweak them. And that doesn't help anyone. . Microsoft drops password ... Read More

Facebook won’t ask for your email password any more
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Facebook won’t ask for your email password any more

What's that you say - Facebook was asking for the password to your email account? Yes, sometimes it was. . Facebook won’t ask for your ... Read More

G Suite admins can now disallow SMS and voice authentication
2-factor Authentication, 2FA

G Suite admins can now disallow SMS and voice authentication

Users of G Suite may find that the option to authenticate themselves via SMS or voice call has suddenly disappeared. . G Suite admins can ... Read More

Citrix admits attackers breached its network – what we know
2FA, A Zero Day Latest News

Citrix admits attackers breached its network – what we know

On Friday, software giant Citrix issued a short statement admitting that hackers recently managed to get inside its internal network. According to a statement by ... Read More

Epic Games login tokens were susceptible to theft, research shows
access tokens, authentication

Epic Games login tokens were susceptible to theft, research shows

Artwork of the video game "Fortnite" (Epic Games)technology Written by Zaid Shoorbajee Jan 16, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Epic Games, best known for the mega-popular video ... Read More

Yubico unveils new NFC key, developing a Lightning-enabled key
2FA, Apple

Yubico unveils new NFC key, developing a Lightning-enabled key

The YubiKey for Lightning, left, and the Security Key NFC , right, announced at CES 2019 (Yubico)technology Written by Zaid Shoorbajee Jan 8, 2019 | ... Read More

No Android passcode? No problem! Skype unlocked it for you
Android, authentication

No Android passcode? No problem! Skype unlocked it for you

Microsoft closed the hole, which let any unauthenticated phone-grabber answer a Skype call and then roam around on your mobile. . No Android passcode? No ... Read More