Linux has a new 2FA authenticator app, and it’s easy enough for anyone to use

Jack Wallen shows you how to install and use the Authenticator 2FA desktop client on Linux. Image: igor_kell/Adobe Stock I’ve relied on various authenticator apps for some time. For those that don’t know, an authenticator app is used to generate random codes used for two-factor authentication. How they work is simple: You install the app, … Read more

Cybercriminals use automated bot to bypass 2FA authentication at wide scale

Image: buravleva_stock/Adobe Stock Single-factor authentication should not be used anymore Single factor authentication has been the standard for many years on Internet-facing services, but it clearly lacks security. Should an attacker get the needed credentials to access such a service, let’s say an email, he will be able to access all the data if no … Read more

Escobar mobile malware targets 190 banking & financial apps, steals 2FA codes

A brand new Android cell malware dubbed Escobar has hit the cybercrime underground market. Learn extra about it and see methods to defend your self from this risk. Picture: Getty Pictures/iStockphoto/Kirill_Savenko Cell malware is changing into more and more highly effective towards banking and monetary functions, particularly on Android working programs. Now, analysis from Cyble … Read more