Two-factor authentication is certainly an added layer of security as we traverse the online world. But it comes in various forms, and they're not all equally protective.
As concerns mount in the US and Australia, TikTok is trying to deflect concerns over its perceived ties to the Chinese government. Its PR moves, however, may fall short.
While the data from a fingerprint is very hard to retrieve, cybercriminals can get around biometric technology in various ways. And having a weak passcode is like giving them a hall pass.
Think defensively about your online accounts and data security – and don't assume you'll avoid harm.
Like legitimate e-commerce, ransomware e-crime is increasing in scale, value and sophistication.
Your mobile number is all a hacker needs to read your texts, listen to your calls and even track your whereabouts.