Guest Post While many companies promise to deploy two-factor authentication, it may not protect us as well as we hope.
Twitter sent out a letter to publications today warning them that more attacks will come in the future and to start preparing now.
While two-factor authentication is a great extra barrier between hackers and you, it wouldn't have stopped the phishing attack that led to the hack on the AP's Twitter account.
Twitter wants wants to make it tougher for bad guys to crack high-profile Twitter accounts. It's about time.
Mat Honan got owned last year and it sucked, but you can still learn his lesson.
Apple introduced the two-factor authentication option for securing your iCloud accounts today.
Toopher, which "authenticates" your identity by looking at your phone's location, got $2 million in funding and admittance to an Austin tech incubator.
We hear about "bring your own device" and protecting the enterprise cloud all day every day. But what about the consumer cloud, i.e.: half the applications on your phone. Passwords aren't safe enough, but perhaps using the wealth of available technology on a smartphone can help us more securely identify ourselves.
Just weeks after another security breach, cloud storage company Dropbox has added a two-step verification process to help make user accounts more secure.
Game publisher Blizzard was hacked this week, as discovered by the security team, which Blizzard says is currently working with law enforcement to figure out who is behind the breach.
Passwords are notoriously insecure. You can greatly increase security by adding two-factor authentication, but making people check their phones for a secret code is annoying.
Toopher offers a clever alternative: two-factor authentication that doesn’t require you to take your phone …