A hacking group targeting Iranian dissidents has developed malware that can bypass two-factor authentication protection on Android devices to steal passwords, according to Check Point Research. These same hackers have also targeted victims' Telegram accounts.
Federal authorities and medical device maker Philips have issued security alerts about security vulnerabilities in some of the company's patient monitoring software. Until patches are available, the company is recommending risk mitigation steps.
Consumers hate passwords, criminals love them. And while the journey to passwordless authentication takes time, there are lessons to be learned from major global organizations who have started down the path. Dr. Rolf Lindemann of Nok Nok Labs shares insights.
The need for enhanced business agility and secure remote access to support digital transformation has led to the adoption of the security access service edge, or SASE, model, says Rajpreet Kaur, senior principal analyst at Gartner.
The new work reality has created a change in how information is accessed and used, and attackers are targeting remote users with increasing frequency and efficiency. This has brought on a new shift in the IT paradigm which requires identity to act as the central control point in defining an enterprise security...
Implementing an adaptive, risk-based authentication process for remote system access is proving effective as more staff members work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, says Ant Allan, a vice president and analyst at Gartner.
Suddenly, onboarding, servicing and securing digital accounts with advanced authentication techniques isn't just a priority for global enterprises; it is the priority. Dean Stevenson of HID Global previews an upcoming virtual roundtable discussion.
Did you know?
59% of People mostly/always use the same password?
47% of People say they use the same password for their home and work network?
42% of people keep their passwords in an unprotected file?
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Twitter says attackers who hijacked more than 130 high-profile Twitter accounts used social engineering to bypass its defenses, including two-factor authentication on accounts. Experts say companies must have defenses in place against such schemes, which have long been employed by fraudsters.
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