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Where are the flaws in two-factor authentication?

One of the main tools for keeping hackers at bay offers no guarantee of security TWO-FACTOR authentication (2FA) is becoming ever more popular as companies deal with growing concerns over cyber-insecurity. With 2FA, account-holders validate their identity online by entering a password and then adding a countersign that is generated …

Quote of the Day

“It is harder to take someone’s eyeball than someone’s user ID and password.” ~STEVE ELLIS, who helped develop eye scan technology for Wells Fargo, on the need to move away from personal identification information because of the growing number of data breaches. Source: Quotation of the Day – The New …

Microsoft to stop you using stupid passwords

Microsoft has announced that it is tightening online security by banning users from using easy passwords. Microsoft has announced that it is tightening online security by banning users from using easy passwords. The news follows the recent news that 117 million LinkedIn user’s credentials were leaked. The data revealed by …