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Clinton campaign official's Twitter account hijacked: "I've switched teams"

Somebody broke into the email account of John Podesta, chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, earlier this week, stealing a bevvy of emails and posting them on WikiLeaks. 520 more words


Two-Factor Authentication

What is two-factor authentication?
Also known as “2FA” or “TFA,” two-factor authentication is considered an added layer of protection that requires a username and password, along with a second method of verifying your identity, such as a fingerpri…

Turkey blocks cloud sites following huge data dump of stolen email

Hackers from a left-wing group known as RedHack recently claimed to have got into three different email accounts belonging to Turkey’s Energy Minister, Berat Albayrak. … 413 more words


Incompetent StarHub helpdesk personnel

Here I was in Vietnam and I was trying to access my Gmail app. Now Gmail has 2FA or Two Factor Authentication. At least I set it up on my wife’s Gmail account. 159 more words


I've finally activated 2FA for my Microsoft account

I’ve finally activated two-factor-authentication for my Microsoft account.

Better late than never, but I’ve held back for a while since last I checked there was no good app for iPhone for authentication. 233 more words


Do you know how to steer away from online banking trouble?

For years now, ESET Ireland has been reporting on various banking scams that have been plaguing Irish online banking users. Every week we see fraudulent mobile text messages, fake websites, redirected links and new varieties of spam emails claiming to come from the Bank of Ireland, AIB, Ulster Bank, etc, asking the user to “update their details”, “confirm their login” and other nonsense, made up to provide the cyber criminals with access to cards or accounts. 659 more words

Security News

What Pippa Middleton can teach us about iCloud security

This weekend it emerged that Pippa Middleton was the latest in a long line of celebrities to have her online accounts broken into by criminals, and private photographs stolen. 566 more words