Tags 2FA

Forget your fingerprint: New concept lets people pick their own two-factor token

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

Researchers at Florida International University have designed an app for Android phones that allows users to replace passwords with a photograph of an everyday object they own.

Google releases new email, browser security features to prevent common hacking issues

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

Google has rolled out new security features for users of Gmail and Drive, as well as its Chrome web browser. For Gmail and Drive users, Google is offering an opt-in feature called the Advanced Protection Program, aimed at those who are more prone to online threats because of the nature of their work. The company announced the program in a blog post on Tuesday.

Some federal websites now allowing users to login via secure USB keys

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

Three federal agencies have signed up to let the public use keysticks conforming to the Universal Second Factor standard.

Tax prep firm reaches settlement with FTC over cybersecurity lapses

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

TaxSlayer was one of a number of online tax prep outfits that were targeted in 2015 by cybercriminals using "list validation" attacks.

NIST moving forward, cautiously, on framework revisions

by Shaun Waterman • 6 months ago

NIST laid out their plans for an update of their cybersecurity framework, inching forward with a number of proposed changes to the draft they released in January.

YubiKey's maker lands $30 million investment

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 months ago

The company saw a "huge spike" in orders last year.

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