Transmit Security, Authentication Company Used by Banks, Hacked
The breach impacted email addresses, passwords, phone numbers, and other sensitive information, according to a researcher mentioned in a breach notification obtained by Motherboard.
How Hackers Bypass Gmail 2FA at Scale
A new Amnesty International report goes into some of the technical details around how hackers can automatically phish two-factor authentication tokens sent to phones.
Experts Call for Transparency Around Google’s Chinese-Made Security Keys
Google's Titan Security Keys, used to lock down accounts, are produced in China. Several experts want more answers on that supply chain process, for fears of tampering or security issues.
Instagram Working on Stronger 2FA That Won't Use Your Phone Number
Some Instagram users are at particular risk of sim hijacking, where a hacker takes control of their phone number and uses that to break into accounts. Now, Instagram is pushing towards app-based authentication, which should make the hackers' job harder.