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Using NFC, IBM brings dual-factor authentication to mobile

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.

By Oct. 18, 2013

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Tumblr boosts security with two-factor authentication

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.

By Mar. 24, 2014

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Authy makes two-step authentication too easy

Stop with the excuse that two-step authentication is too much work. Use Authy and thank yourself later.

By May. 2, 2014

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Heartbleed attack used to skip past multifactor authentication

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.

By Apr. 18, 2014

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Multifactor authentication extended to all Office 365 users

All users will now have the option of using a second layer of log-in verification to reduce vulnerability to online identity theft.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Two-factor authentication: What you need to know (FAQ)

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?

By May. 23, 2013

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How to enable Twitter's two-factor authentication

Twitter finally launched two-factor authentication to help you keep your account secure. Here's what you need to know to set it up.

By May. 22, 2013

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Twitter fights hacking with two-factor authentication

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.

By May. 22, 2013

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Microsoft to add dual-factor sign-on security 'soon': report

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.

By Apr. 9, 2013

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Microsoft rolling out two-factor authentication

Microsoft is joining the two-factor authentication ranks, adding support for this security mechanism across products and services accessible via a Microsoft Account.

By Apr. 17, 2013