Despite its known vulnerabilities, SMS-based 2FA is used as a security measure by several major organisations, including the Big 4 banks.
If an organization that has your data gets hacked, your vulnerability depends on the kind of attack and the kind of data. Here’s how you can assess your risk and what to do to protect yourself.
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.
Zoom’s privacy and security shortcomings are just the latest videoconferencing vulnerabilities. Knowing each platform’s risks can help people avoid many of the downsides of virtual gatherings.
With so many people working from home on vulnerable networks and set-ups, cybersecurity is a growing concern.
Do you receive a code via SMS message, email or voice call to sign into your bank account? This security method is no longer considered very secure.
Think defensively about your online accounts and data security – and don’t assume you’ll avoid harm.
Smartphones are key elements of two-factor authentication processes. Weakening their security threatens people’s digital identities.
Four important elements to consider when evaluating how safe you are online.
The technologies change, but the challenge remains the same: How can a digital system authenticate an analog human’s identity?
A roundup of research into what makes passwords secure, and options for new standards of login authentication.
The first line of cyberdefense is having a good password. What does research say about what that actually means?
People who think like hackers have some really good ideas about how to protect digital privacy during turbulent times. We can learn from them.
Despite years of public information efforts, even simple cyberattacks still succeed. Here are five steps to avoiding having your emails appear on WikiLeaks.