A large number of Twitter passwords, e-mails and usernames are reportedly up for sale on the dark web. However, there's good reason to believe Twitter wasn't hacked in this instance.
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Microsoft has been working on its Windows 10 Mobile Authenticator and users can take a sneak peek at the new beta version. Once final it will include support for push notifications and Windows Hello.
After users reported unexpected connections to computers via Teamviewer's remote access software, the company has rolled out two new security features to help thwart unwanted account access.
Best known for its popular password manager, LastPass aims to make two-factor authentication mainstream with the creation of its own free app that also makes it easier to use the added security.
Facebook has stated that it will send notifications to users if it has reason to believe that an account has been targeted, but the proposed solution ultimately depends on the user.
Twitter has a new policy seemingly aimed at Tor users, who are now required to provide a valid phone number if they want to sign-up for a Twitter account.
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Two-step authentication using a mobile device has been available on Twitter for some time already, but the service had yet to expand to other countries around the world; this is now happening.
Google has rolled out a new dashboard that lets you view all devices and where they are located in the world that have accessed your account, as well as a wizard that lets you beef up the security.
Almost five million Gmail accounts were compromised on Tuesday and the details of those accounts posted online, Google has responded by saying their servers were not breached, indicating brute-force.
Under Yahoo, Tumblr has become the latest web-based service to offer two factor authentication for logins in order to provide additional security to users and counter unsolicited login attempts.
Microsoft has added a number of new features to the desktop version of Lync 2013, including the long awaited introduction of two-factor authentication to the business chat application.
Mega founder Kim Dotcom claims he holds the patent for two-factor authentication and says he may sue other companies that are using it, like Microsoft, Twitter, Facebook and more.
Twitter has announced it has started rolling out its new two-factor authentication option to help protect accounts for its users, which includes sending a SMS message to a phone to confirm logins.
Twitter is reportedly testing an optional two-factor authentication method for its accounts, although it's currently unknown when the option will be made available to the public.