Twitter hopes to bolster your security by letting you add security keys as the sole two-factor authentication method starting today. Previously, you'd need to have another 2FA option enabled first.
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Samsung appears to be making two-factor authentication a mandatory feature for all Samsung Account owners with a new update to the app. However, it's not yet available to everyone.
Ring has introduced security improvements to beef up user privacy and security such as a mandatory two-factor authentication and more options for limiting data shared with third-party providers.
Google says it will fully implement two-factor authentication for all Nest users starting this spring. The change will require users to verify their new login using a six-digit code sent via email.
EA has begun offering a free month of its Origin Access subscription service on PC to everyone who enables two-factor authentication on their Origin account. The offer is valid throughout October.
Twitter has announced that it's suspending the ability to send tweets via SMS while it addresses a vulnerability, with the help of mobile carriers. It comes after Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, got hacked.
Slack is resetting the passwords for around 1% of accounts it believed were affected by a security incident in 2015. It applies only to accounts created before March 2015 with unchanged passwords.
Apple sent out an email to members of its developer program today, saying that all members will need to have two-factor authentication enabled on their accounts by the end of the month.
Facebook confirmed in a statement earlier this week that the company is using phone numbers provided by its users for two-factor authentication to target those same users with personalised ads.
After a few weeks of beta testing, Microsoft Authenticator is now officially available on Apple Watch as part of version 6.0.1 of the app. It lets you approve sign-in notifications on your smartwatch.
Instagram is introducing three new tools to keep its users safe on the platform, including support for third-party apps for two-step authentication. The changes will roll out in the coming weeks.
Microsoft today announced that it is making available a public preview of the Microsoft Authenticator companion app for Apple Watch. You need to be enrolled as a Beta tester to be able to try it out.
As the U.S. mid-terms approach, Facebook will now require Pages with large U.S. audiences to declare their primary home location as well as enable two-factor authentication for transparency purposes.
Timehop, a service that shows users their past social media posts, confessed to a data breach that compromised the names, some email addresses, and 4.7 million phone numbers of its users.
Google has begun rolling out an update to the Android Messages app which detects two-step authentication codes in SMS messages and immediately lets the user copy it into the respective app.
Twitter today announced that those with two-factor authentication enabled on their account can finally use a third-party app, rather than having to have a text message sent to them.
Using a combination of spear-phishing and a flaw in SS7, hackers were able to steal usernames and passwords from German bank users, manipulate SMS message delivery, and steal money from accounts.
Today Kensington announced the release of VeriMark, a fingerprint sensor that plugs into a USB port and works with both Windows Hello and FIDO to provide multi-factor authentication to your account.
Microsoft is simplifying two-factor authentication by allowing users to log in to their Microsoft accounts without a password, via its Authenticator app on iOS and Android - but not on Windows phones.
Nest has added a welcome new security feature across its apps with the introduction of two-factor authentication, saying it will make things "a whole lot harder" for hackers trying to gain access.
LastPass has released an updated version of its Authenticator app aimed at simplifying the process of two-factor authentication, and encouraging more users to take advantage of that security measure.
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.
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.
The Chaos Computer Club, a security research organization formed in 1981, has figured out a way to forge fingerprints by using only pictures of the fingers. What does this mean for biometric security?
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.