Tag Archives: 2FA

2FA apps like Google Authenticator reportedly vulnerable to malware snooping

2FA apps like Google Authenticator reportedly vulnerable to malware snooping

Using app-generated one-time passcodes (OTPs) is perhaps the easiest and most cost-effective way to add a second authentication layer to all your online accounts and services. They eliminate almost any chances of an unauthorized person accessing your accounts even if they’ve got hold of your passwords. But it would be …

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Amazon Enforces Mandatory 2FA For Ring, Effective Immediately

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Starting today, Amazon is reportedly enforcing a mandatory 2FA for Ring account logins. That change comes alongside several others announced by the retail shipping giant, as well as some new security policies that will take effect later on. While 2FA — or two-factor authentication — has already been optional for …

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‘Autofill code from Messages’ feature spotted, makes entering SMS-based 2FA keys a snap

'Autofill code from Messages' feature spotted, makes entering SMS-based 2FA keys a snap

Last year, a new “verification code autofill” setting appeared as part of a Play Services update that promised to plug the SMS-based 2FA gap for apps that use Android’s snazzy SMS Retriever API for verification codes. In short, it would be another way to autofill SMS 2FA codes that might …

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