ESET researchers discovered a new Android Trojan using a novel Accessibility-abusing technique that targets the official PayPal app, and is capable of bypassing PayPal’s two-factor authentication. There is a new Trojan preying on Android users, and it has some nasty tricks up its sleeve. First detected by ESET in November 2018, the malware combines the … More Android Trojan steals money from PayPal accounts even with 2FA on
The move is part of a three-pronged plan that is intended to bolster user trust and safety on the photo-sharing platform. Instagram has announced that its users will soon be able to secure their accounts with third-party authentication apps. Prior to the announcement of this much-anticipated change, the photo-sharing platform supported only SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA). Text … More Instagram expands 2FA and account verification
Two-factor authentication is an underutilized security measure in businesses, yet it can greatly improve the security of an account. it is also recommended as one of the key factors in helping keep data secure in compliance with GDPR. Receiving an extra code to your phone when signing in, is a great obstacle for would-be hackers … More Google Gmail’s Two-Factor Authentication. Know how to set it up? It’s easy!
Whenever a business considers the security measures it can implement, three options always crop up: antivirus on endpoints and servers to detect and eliminate as many threats as possible; backups to ensure that any data lost in an incident such as a ransomware attack can be recovered; and device encryption to prevent confidential data from being obtained by attackers. However, … More Two-factor authentication: An underutilized security measure in businesses
This weekend it emerged that Pippa Middleton was the latest in a long line of celebrities to have her online accounts broken into by criminals, and private photographs stolen. As The Daily Mail reports, a man who had allegedly broken into Pippa Middleton’s iCloud account was offering 3,000 private photographs of the 33-year-old socialite including … More What Pippa Middleton can teach us about iCloud security