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Zoom introduces two-factor authentication: Here's how to activate feature in your account
India

Zoom introduces two-factor authentication: Here's how to activate feature in your account

Announcing the new feature, Zoom said that it will help organisations to minimise the risk of identity theft and security breaches

Cybersecurity: Loopholes that lead to hacking even when 2FA is enabled
News & Analysis

Cybersecurity: Loopholes that lead to hacking even when 2FA is enabled

Hackers have been known to trick mobile phone carriers into transferring a victim’s phone number to their own phone.

How to use your Android phone as a 2FA key to sign into Google on an iOS device
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How to use your Android phone as a 2FA key to sign into Google on an iOS device

If you own an Android and an iOS device, here's how you can set your Android phone as a 2FA key.

Instagram finally allows third party authenticator apps, here’s how it works
News & Analysis

Instagram finally allows third party authenticator apps, here’s how it works

Instagram has announced a bunch of changes in its effort to make the platform more secure.

Facebook strengthens its two factor authentication and you don't need for a phone number for it: Here’s how it works
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Facebook strengthens its two factor authentication and you don't need for a phone number for it: Here’s how it works

Here’s a step by step guide how you can now use both mobile number and an authenticator app to setup two factor authentication feature on your Facebook app.

Google engineers claim that less than 10 percent of users use two-factor authentication on Gmail
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Google engineers claim that less than 10 percent of users use two-factor authentication on Gmail

Google first rolled out its two-factor authentication feature back in 2011, yet users have failed to adopt the safety measure in large numbers.

This is the story of how WhatsApp went from status updates to world domination in just 8 years
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This is the story of how WhatsApp went from status updates to world domination in just 8 years

For a good portion of its existence, WhatsApp was available on ancient phones, as well as feature phones, which made communication democratic and cheap.

Signalling System No. 7 (SS7) vulnerability exploited by hackers to drain accounts protected by 2FA
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Signalling System No. 7 (SS7) vulnerability exploited by hackers to drain accounts protected by 2FA

SS7 is set of protocols developed in 1975, at a time when most of the major network operators were large corporations or state run.

Google now lets you sign in to email using a smartphone instead of a password
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Google now lets you sign in to email using a smartphone instead of a password

Google can now be configured to send a prompt to your phone for login authentication, instead of entering a password.

Hackers using social engineering to bypass two factor authentication
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Hackers using social engineering to bypass two factor authentication

Hackers are sending text messages posing as technology services to scare people into sending them the authentication code that can compromise their accounts.

Sony to finally add two-factor authentication to the PlayStation Network
Gaming

Sony to finally add two-factor authentication to the PlayStation Network

Five years after the PSN breach, Sony is finally planning to add 2-factor authentication to the network.

ESET announces updated two-factor authentication application
Business

ESET announces updated two-factor authentication application

With this new release, ESET provides ultra-secure access to business critical applications, such as Microsoft SharePoint Server and Microsoft Dynamics.

Uber India rants against the RBI compliance, but is it overlooking its own mistakes?
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Uber India rants against the RBI compliance, but is it overlooking its own mistakes?

Uber has blamed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a slow conversion of customers from credit cards to a wallet system, which was incorporated after the RBI made the two-step authentication process mandatory for all transactions taking place in India.