A new Android threat attacks two-factor identification

Websites and apps need to come with security measures for users. Two-factor authentication makes sure that an individual has a password to log into the app or website, but this is not enough because hackers are constantly coming up with new ways to hack it. The case The Escoba Trojan attacks the second leg of two-step authentication, considered almost perfectly secure until now: it tries to steal the Google Authenticator …

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Is there a new alternative to the password?

You might have noticed that many of your favorite websites are now asking for an email address to authenticate you. They do this because it is inconvenient for you to remember multiple passwords but also because emails are much more reliable than passwords in terms of authentication. However, there are better alternatives that don’t rely on email. Find out here about the new password-free authentication methods currently being developed. Password …

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