Authentification

Microsoft Looks Beyond Password Protection For Accounts

Future is 'passwordless' says Microsoft, as it gives users option to delete account passwords and login via authenticator app

2 weeks ago

US States Set To Roll Out Apple’s Digital ID System

Eight US states set to offer and accept digital IDs via Wallet app on Apple iPhones, as civil liberties advocates…

3 weeks ago

US Lawmakers Express Concern Over Amazon One Palm Scanner

US senators query Amazon over security of biometric data from Amazon One palm-scanning system, and how company plans to use…

1 month ago

Facebook Seeks To Analyse Encrypted Messages – Report

Social network reportedly studying 'homomorphic encryption' in order to analyse encrypted WhatsApp messages without decrypting them

2 months ago

Apple Patent For Embedded In-screen Touch ID, Face ID

No more cutout notch at the top of iPhone screens in the future? Apple wins patent for its in-screen Touch…

2 months ago

Amazon Rolls Out End-To-End Encryption For Ring Doorbells

After trialling end-to-end encryption for its smart doorbell device, Amazon confirms it is rolling it out globally

3 months ago

Google Adds Encryption To Messages App, Expands Earthquake Detection

Android announcements includes Google Messages now offering end-to-end encryption and expanded Earthquake detection and alerts

3 months ago

Users Warned Over WhatsApp Account Hijack Scams

Users are continuing to fall for scams that allow hackers to take over their WhatsApp accounts or trick them into…

4 months ago

WhatsApp Sues Indian Government Over Surveillance Law

Privacy champion? Facebook's WhatsApp division alleges controversial new law gives Indian government mass surveillance capabilities

4 months ago

Cryptic Tweet From US Strategic Command Was Down To Child

Strange tweet from US nuclear command account at the weekend has been blamed on very young child accessing parent's device

6 months ago

Netflix Tests Crackdown On Password Sharing

Tightening up of account sharing as Netflix confirms test of account passwords, to ensure people are authorised to use account

7 months ago

Sectigo Warns 40 Percent Of SMBs Are Attacked Monthly

Survey finds that 50 percent of SMBs have suffered a website breach at some point, with 20 percent admitting being…

7 months ago

WhatsApp To Press Ahead With Privacy Update

What backlash? Facebook's WhatsApp says it will go ahead with its privacy policy update, but hopes that it has better…

7 months ago

Hackers Bypassing MFA To Access Cloud Accounts, Warn CISA

US cyber agency warn hackers are bypassing multi-factor authentication (MFA) authentication protocols to compromise cloud accounts

9 months ago

CES 2021: Ring Trials End-To-End Encryption In Smart Doorbells

Privacy move. Smart doorbell maker adds encryption to protect video streams after security scares

9 months ago

Signal Installations Surge Amid WhatsApp Data Concerns

Research shows installations of Signal messaging app approaching one million a day, amid concern over WhatsApp data policy update

9 months ago

NEC Facial Recognition Works Despite Masks

NEC launches facial recognition system that can identify people, even if they are wearing masks to protect against Coronavirus

9 months ago

Signal Founder Dismisses Cellebrite Encryption Crack Claim

Security firm Cellebrite alleges it has cracked encryption of the most secure messaging app on the market, but Signal founder…

9 months ago

Facebook To Allow Physical Security Keys Next Year

Users will be able to register third party hardware keys with Facebook mobile app in an effort to tighten account…

9 months ago

Children At Risk From End-to-End Encryption, Says Report

Plans by social media firms to widen the use of end-to-end encryption will put children a risk, Children Commissioner warns

10 months ago

Twitter To Relaunch Verification Scheme In 2021

New Twitter policy on how prominent people and organisations can earn the blue tick verification mark, is to be launched…

10 months ago

World’s Worse Passwords Revealed By NordPass

Oh dear, Despite persistent cyber threats, research from NordPass reveals the most commonly used password is still '123456'

10 months ago

How Voice Control is Coming to Your Enterprise

As smart speakers continue to expand in the home, using voice to control a range of devices is now familiar.…

11 months ago

Amazon One Scanner To Use Veins In Palm For Payments

Amazon One device will scan the veins in a human hand to authorise supermarket checkout payments for example, or entry…

12 months ago

Your Post Tap Business: The Future Is Voice

Learn how voice is about to become an essential component of your business. Discover why your business must use voice…

1 year ago

Bletchley Park Faces Funding Crisis, Prepares To Axe Staff

World war 2 code breaking centre is facing a funding crisis due to Coronavirus pandemic, with third of workforce being…

1 year ago

Hacker Forums Contain Over 15 Billion Stolen Credentials

Sheer scale of stolen user data available online on hacker foums revealed in a report from data loss detection firm…

1 year ago

Police ‘Crack’ EncroChat Encryption, Resulting In Hundreds Of Arrests

Organised crime around Europe has been dealt a huge blow after authorities cracked the encryption of a messaging system used…

1 year ago

Tech Firms Pledge Child Abuse Disclosures To Blunt Anti-Encryption Drive

Strategic move? Google, Facebook, Microsoft pledge to improve and standardise annual disclosures around online child exploitation

1 year ago