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Touch ID hack verified as legit

Security researchers confirm that a member of the Chaos Computer Club has successfully hacked Apple's iPhone 5S Touch ID fingerprint sensor.

By Sep. 23, 2013


YouTube opens up live streaming to all verified accounts

Accounts in good standing with the video-sharing site can now begin live video streaming, regardless of their number of followers.

By Dec. 12, 2013


Facebook to launch verified accounts with pseudonyms

Celebrities and other public figures will soon have the chance to verify their accounts and display a preferred "alternative name," TechCrunch reports.

By Feb. 15, 2012


Security researchers knock 'Verified by Visa'

Credit-card authentication system teaches online shoppers risky habits because it doesn't display visual markers, such as a color-coded browser bar or "https," researchers say.

By Jan. 27, 2010


OS X Lion installer 'cannot be verified' after download

After downloading the OS X Lion installer from the Mac App Store, some people are finding the installer cannot be verified and will not run.

By Jul. 21, 2011


'Verified apps' coming soon to Facebook

The social network will soon be awarding the accolade to developers who opt to go through a security review for a fee.

By May. 14, 2009


Twitter power players get shiny 'verified' badges

Under legal pressure, the microblogging site has started rolling out a background-checking system so that prominent users can prove that accounts belong to them.

By Jun. 12, 2009


Twitter to roll out 'Verified Accounts' this summer

On the company blog, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone says Tony La Russa lawsuit over fake tweets borders on "frivolous," but details plans to prevent such abuse of the service in the future.

By Jun. 6, 2009


Facebook verifying celebrities, journalists, and brands

Just like Twitter, Facebook starts signaling authentic public-figure Pages and accounts with a little blue check mark.

By May. 29, 2013


Twitter to launch vanity URLs for Vine users' profiles on Dec. 20

Holders of verified Twitter accounts can register for URLs beginning Friday, while nonverified accounts will have to wait until December 23.

By Dec. 18, 2013