Two-factor authentication involves either a text message or the use of a 2FA app that provides users with codes that can help them login securely. However, many users are not receiving the SMS texts.
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Plex has started warning users that data breach, though of "limited access" has taken place. As such, customers are being urged to reset passwords. However, the server load may be too much right now.
People started noticing that apps such as Outlook, Thunderbird, and other email clients were prompting them for their Google passwords. When entered they would be told the password is incorrect.
Facebook has announced that it'll introduce hardware keys that can be purchase in stores or online and linked to accounts to boost their security. It'll freely send them to high profile users.
A Dutch hacker has managed to log onto President Trump's Twitter account after guessing his password seven times. He reported the breach directly to Trump so he can remedy the problem.
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.
Google will start nudging users still using SMS-based two-factor authentication towards its Google Prompt service by delivering push notifications for authentication even if the service is disabled.
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.
Password management service provider LastPass has revealed that a fix for its two-factor authentication bug when using Google Authenticator has been fixed, without the need for any user interaction.
Google is bringing a new feature to Android and iOS users that makes two-step authentication much more convenient to use for Google accounts. Users will now be able to login via push notification.
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.