Dual-factor authentication can work by combining smartphones and PCs, but that approach needs to be updated for the mobile era. An new IBM technique combines near-field communications and smartphones.
In an effort to deter hackers, the blogging platform introduces added security that requires users to log-in with both a password and cell phone code.
Stop with the excuse that two-step authentication is too much work. Use Authy and thank yourself later.
In one of the earliest instances of a Heartbleed attack breaking through a private corporate network, security firm Mandiant reports that a client's virtual private network session was successfully hacked.
All users will now have the option of using a second layer of log-in verification to reduce vulnerability to online identity theft.
Twitter just got it. Apple recently got it, too. Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon have had it for a while. But why's two-factor authentication important, and will it keep you safe?
Twitter finally launched two-factor authentication to help you keep your account secure. Here's what you need to know to set it up.
Enough is enough for the global network of fast-moving 140-character missives. Twitter now hopes to protect member accounts with a more sophisticated log-in system.
The company will follow very closely in Google's footsteps as it adds a more secure authentication process for logging in to devices and services, LiveSide.net reports.
Microsoft is joining the two-factor authentication ranks, adding support for this security mechanism across products and services accessible via a Microsoft Account.