Google to auto-enrol users, YouTubers into 2SV

Before the end of 2021, expect to log in to your Google account using a two-step verification (2SV) process whether you like it or not.

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The FCC moves to curb SIM swap attacks

The FCC wants carriers to adopt more secure methods of authenticating a customer before redirecting a phone number to a new device.

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Telegram-powered bots circumvent 2FA

Researchers have found bots in Telegram that provide fraud support to other criminals and even bypass certain 2FA methods.

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Internet safety tips for kids and teens: A comprehensive guide for the modern parent

There are certain things your kids should never grow out of. And two of these are following great cybersecurity and privacy practices.

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Microsoft makes a bold move towards a password-less future

Microsoft envisions a password-less future. Password expert Per Thorsheim isn’t so sure.

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Sextortion on the rise, warns FBI

The pandemic saw a surge in sextortion cases in 2020. Fast forward 12 months, and the numbers continue to rise significantly.

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Busted! Fraud-as-a-Service gang that sold 2FA-proof phishing arrested

Dutch police arrested members of a group calling themselves the Fraud Family for developing and selling phishing panels.

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The life and death of the ZeuS Trojan

ZeuS is an infamous banking Trojan that infected millions of systems, and stole billions of dollars.

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“Have I been pwnd?”– What is it and what to do when you *are* pwned

You use Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) to check if your data has been compromised. What you do next when pwned takes a couple of steps.

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How to enable Facebook’s hardware key authentication for iOS and Android

Facebook is expanding its support for hardware security keys to Android and iOS users. This is how you active it.

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