Cybercriminals increasingly take aim at teleworkers, setting up malicious duplicates of companies’ internal VPN login pages. The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have issued a joint advisory to warn about a surge in voice phishing (vishing) attacks targeting staff at a number of companies. The spike … More FBI, CISA warn of spike in voice phishing attacks
An ongoing phishing scam uncovered by ESET researchers seeks to wreak havoc on your money and digital life in one fell swoop. ESET researchers in Latin America have spotted fraudulent websites that impersonate PayPal and attempt to trick users into handing over considerably more than ‘only’ their access credentials to the payment service. The ruse … More Ambitious scam wants far more than just PayPal logins
An extra layer of security never hurt anybody, and now you can turn your phone into a physical security key. Google has announced that any smartphone running Android 7.0 (Nougat) or later can now be used as a hardware security key for two-factor authentication (2FA). Available in beta at the moment, the new feature is intended … More Your Android phone can now double as a security key
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!