If you’re one of the many digital packrats who rely on Evernote to save the detritus of your life in one place, you’ll be happy to know that the company is taking steps to save your data from hackers.
Google pulled its Authenticator, the app that releases codes to be used for two-factor authentication, from the Apple App Store today after its latest update deleted existing user data.
Coding platform Github is giving its users a little more security today through two-factor authentication.
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Twitter hacking may be the new phone phreaking, but with a parcel of new updates, Twitter’s making it easier to keep control of your account — and ensure no unauthorized people tweet in your name.
RSA has acquired Passban, a mobile technology that lets lock down apps and open them by proving your identity through voice and face recognition, traditional pins, and more.
“Write ten lines of code and you’ll have two-factor authentication on your site,” CEO Robert Masse told me a few days ago in Montreal. “You still own the customer, and it’s completely free.”
Nok Nok Labs takes on $4 million in debt financing.
LinkedIn joins the many companies adding two-factor authentication to its login process today. But is two-factor getting too much hype?
Evernote released two-factor authentication for a test group of its users today, along side two new features that allow you to see both when a device accesses your account and from where.
Twitter launched its two-factor authentication security product today, which will take the form of text message codes. The move comes after a number of publications were hacked, resulting, in one case, in a reaction from Wall Street.
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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.