Tag: two-factor authentication

App security, Applications

How to use Google passkeys for stronger security on Android

May 4, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

Still signing into your Google account by tapping out an actual password? That’s, like, so 2022. Now, don’t get me wrong: The tried-and-true password is perfectly fine, especially if you’re using it in conjunction with two-factor authentication. But particularly for […]

App security, Applications

Google Authenticator now syncs 2FA with your Google Account, gets new icon 

April 24, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Google is finally addressing a big gap of its 2FA (two-factor authentication) code app by adding sync capabilities, with Google Authenticator also getting a new icon on Android and iOS today. This will make “one time codes more durable by […]

iOS, Operating System

iOS 16.3 beta 2 now rolling out to developers, here’s what’s new so far

January 10, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

After a brief hiatus for the holiday season, Apple has once again rebooted the beta testing cycle. Starting this afternoon, iOS 16.3 beta 2 is rolling out to developers alongside iPadOS 16.3 beta 2 and more. Head below for the […]

App security, Applications

Why Apple’s improved 2FA protection matters to business

February 1, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Apple has introduced a new layer of protection to its existing two-factor authentication (2FA) system, making it a little harder for phishing attacks to successfully steal valuable authentication credentials. Given that Apple, PayPal, and Amazon were the top three brands […]

App security, Applications

Chrome just got a great 2FA security feature, but only on Android

August 2, 2021

Via: BGR

Afew simple practices can reduce the risk of exposing your internet accounts to hackers. You should use a unique password for every account you have — one that’s long and hard to guess. You should also get a password manager […]

App security, Applications

Zoom’s answer to “Zoombombing” is here – secure your account with Two-Factor Authentication

September 11, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

“Zoombombing” has become a widely popular internet term ever since the video conferencing app first gained popularity. It essentially describes the act of unwanted and often malicious people entering Zoom calls through exploiting the app’s security features. Even to this […]

App security, Applications

The iPhone now works a physical 2FA security key for Google apps

January 15, 2020

Via: BGR

If you’re serious about securing your online accounts, then you should already be using unique, strong passwords for your online properties, preferably with the help of a password manager. On top of that, many products and services now support two-factor […]

iOS, Operating System

How to set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID and iCloud account

March 24, 2017

Via: Networkworld Cloud Computing

If you aren’t using two-factor authentication to protect your Apple ID and iCloud account, you really should do it today. Hackers who claim to have millions of stolen iCloud credentials are demanding Apple pay a ransom or they’ll release them—and […]

App Review

Instagram Finally Adds 2-Factor Authentication

February 17, 2016

Via: NDTV-Tech

Facebook-owned Instagram has begun rolling out two-factor authentication (aka two-factor verification) feature for users. The process will prevent hackers to log in to a user’s account even if they have the ID and password. The feature is not visible in […]