Tag Archives: Authenticator

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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New Cerberus Malware Found That Bypasses Google Authenticator

New Cerberus Malware Found That Bypasses Google Authenticator

Security researchers at ThreatFabric have now discovered a new variant of Android-focused Cerberus malware that could bypass Google Authenticator entirely. The malware would accomplish that by essentially capturing and stealing the authentication codes from the app. Those codes are typically utilized as a secondary identifying measure alongside more standard passwords …

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