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The problem with P@ssw0rds!

The problem with P@ssw0rds!

As much as technology has improved over the last few years, and new authentication methods have been invented, such as finger print readers, retina scanners, voice recognition systems and a plethora of such bio technologies, in 2017 we still see many IT systems still use the common old password. 793 more words


Yahoo Hack - do I need to worry?

So in light of the recent news that up to 1 Billion, yes you read that right 1 Billion Yahoo accounts have been hacked.  Do you need to worry? 759 more words


SMS 2FA Is Better Than Nothing

Earlier this year, NIST issued guidance (to be picky, in SP 800-63B) surrounding two-factor authentication that leverages SMS (text messages) – basically the way nearly every civilian uses 2FA.   390 more words

Two-Factor Authentication- A Solution to Secure User Identities

Two-factor authentication or 2FA is a method of verifying a user’s claimed identity by using a combination of two different constituents. 2FA is a type of multi-factor authentication. 249 more words

Bulk SMS

[SG only] How to Reset your SingPass?

I was talking to my client over the phone about planning to buy an HDB flat while still servicing a mortgage for his Australian house and he couldn’t remember his SingPass to access his CPF statement. 337 more words


Your Pokémon Account Has Been Hacked

Last night I received the following email.

Having not been to the Pokémon site in many months, since about the time Pokémon Go came out, I found this odd. 880 more words