two-factor authentication

Facebook will stop mining contacts with your 2FA number

Facebook clearly likes to use as much of your personal data as it feels it can, and that includes the…

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Food writer Jack Monroe loses at least £5,000 in SIM-swap fraud

Her accounts were drained in spite of using 2FA, showing that SIM swaps can still circumvent what’s a good security…

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Most Americans don’t have a clue what https:// means

…and wouldn’t know 2FA from a hole in the ground, according to Pew Research. . Most Americans don’t have a…

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Hackers bypassing some types of 2FA security FBI warns

Some types of 2FA security can no longer be guaranteed to keep the bad guys out, the FBI warned US…

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Twitter Uses Phone Numbers, Emails to Sell Ads

Data collected for two-factor authentication purposes “inadvertently” matched users to targeted-advertising lists, the company admits. . Twitter Uses Phone Numbers,…

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YouTube ‘influencers’ get 2FA tokens phished

100K or so creators in the YouTube car community were targeted by a phishing campaign that captured 2FA codes. .…

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Google fixes Chromebook 2FA flaw in ‘built-in security key’

Google has discovered a flaw in a Chromebook security feature which allows owners to press their device’s power button to…

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GitHub joins WebAuthn club

GitHub is the latest company to support WebAuthn, a new standard that makes logging into online services using a browser…

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Android phones can now be security keys for iOS devices

Hey, iOS users. Got a spare Android phone lying around? Now, you can use it as a secure access key…

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