Tag: 2fa

Tech giants team up to create standard for 2FA 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Forgo patents in bid to get rid of single-­factor log-ins.
 
Xero users demand two-factor authentication 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Company won't give timeframe for introduction.
 
Microsoft offers two-factor authentication in Windows 10 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Single passwords not secure enough.
 
Apple gives iCloud two-factor authentication 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Third-party apps will need passwords generated.
 
Apple strengthens iCloud in light of privacy breaches 
Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
CEO admits security could be stronger.
 
Telstra buys shares in two-factor authentication firm 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Boosts IT security portfolio.
 
Apple brings two-factor authentication to iCloud 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Covers cloud based services and productivity apps.
 
PayPal scrambles to plug two-factor authentication flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Permanent fix not in place until July 28.
 
Hesperbot thwarts Android, Symbian, BlackBerry two factor auth 
By Adam Greenberg | Sep 9, 2013 | Comment Now 
Android, Symbian and BlackBerry targeted.
 
LinkedIn rolls out 2fa 
By Dan Kaplan | Jun 3, 2013 | Comment Now 
Follows Google, Twitter, Apple, Etsy.
 
LinkedIn follows Twitter with two-factor authentication 
 
Apple 2FA doesn't cover iCloud 
By Darren Pauli | May 31, 2013 | Comment Now 
Devices could still be wiped.
 
Dotcom's 2FA patent might be invalid, lawyers say 
 
Dotcom's 2FA patent might be invalid: lawyers 
By Juha Saarinen | May 24, 2013 | Comment Now 
Defend or be disregarded.
 
Dotcom threatens to sue web giants over patent 'infringement' 
By Charis Palmer, Juha Saarinen | May 23, 2013 | Comment Now 
Two-factor authentication limited, experts say.
 
Apple accounts get two-factor authentication 
By Danielle Walker | Mar 25, 2013 | Comment Now 
Purchases, account changes locked down.
 
Malware can remotely steal smartcard PINs 
By Darren Pauli | Nov 19, 2012 | Comment Now 
USB authentication targeted.
 
Malware funnels smartcard PINs to remote servers 
By Darren Pauli | Nov 15, 2012 | Comment Now 
USB authentication targeted.
 
Etsy hardens up with SSL, HSTS and 2fa 
By Darren Pauli | Oct 12, 2012 | Comment Now 
Security upgrades surge ahead.
 
Dropbox gets two factor authentication 
Aug 28, 2012 | Comment Now 
With optional two-factor authentication.
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