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How To Activate Two Factor Authentication on BTCJam and Gmail

With phishing attacks (fake emails) on the rise and keyloggers (programs that record everything you type) spreading like wildfire, it’s more and more clear that a… 556 more words


Hackers force closure of Canadian Bitcoin exchange Cavirtex

Canadian Bitcoin exchange Cavirtex has announced its imminent closure following an apparent security breach.

The exchange, believed to be Canada’s biggest, has already ceased taking new deposits and will halt withdrawals from 25 March. 485 more words


Twitter's new tool should stop password sharing and help fend off hijackings

There are many ways to have your Twitter account hijacked: clicking on phishy links; using feeble passwords instead of unique, hefty brutes; or practicing poor password etiquette by, for example, … 355 more words


Apple's "two-step" security now protects iMessage and FaceTime, too

Apple has quietly extended its two-step verification feature to more of its ecosystem.

If you have the “Apple two-step” turned on, then the iMessage and… 961 more words


Twitter CFO Anthony Noto has account hijacked

Twitter’s Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto is making headlines again after having his Twitter account hijacked in order to send out spammy links.

Noto’s account… 300 more words


SMS Two Factor Authentication is convenient but not secure

You are probably a user of SMS Two Factor Authentication (2FA). The idea of 2FA is to use multiple “factors” to prove you are indeed who you claim to be. 1,618 more words

TurboTax resumes e-filing following torrent of fraudulent tax returns

Intuit, the makers of the popular TurboTax app, stopped the e-filing of all state tax returns in the US on Thursday due to a surge in fraudulent filings but then recommenced on Saturday after having taken security measures to help clean up the mess. 488 more words