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April 26, 2016, Episode 379, Show Notes

Episode 379 of The CyberJungle is about 22 minutes long.  The interview with Sergei Belokamen begins at about 14:10. You may download the file directly… 180 more words


Seeking help through 2fa and ad blockers

While seeking how to contact support from a Calypso session, I ran into 2fa.

AFAICT, the only way to /help is  through /me, which has an additional later of authenticaton. 101 more words

Office 365 and MFA in AD FS 2016 (TP4)

I recently added my O365 tenant, for testing purposes, to a AD FS in Windows Server 2016 TP4 and noticed something rather unusual. Via the AD FS Management snap-in it was not possible to assign an access-control policy in AD FS to my Office365 Relying Party (RP). 370 more words

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IRS yanks anti-identity-theft tool IP PIN over 800 identity thefts

Remember the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS’s) IP PIN?

That supposedly special, strong form of two-factor authentication (2FA) meant to protect taxpayers from ID fraud, a six-digit number that, oddly enough, the US tax authority only sent to taxpayers who’d already been victimized? 543 more words


Android Trojan Posing as Flash Player Steals Banking and Google Credentials

A new Android trojan that’s being detected as Android/Spy.Agent.SI is targeting users for the purpose of stealing their banking and Google account credentials.

Security researchers from ESET say that the trojan is distributed via websites that advertise a Flash Player for Android devices. 504 more words


How One Time Password Authentication works?

Authenticating users through their mobile phone or your website is the most significant factor for any business. One of the most secure authentication these days is through sending an OTP SMS to users. 281 more words

Bulk SMS

Would you use an ATM that didn't need a card...*or* a PIN?

There’s one sort of two-factor authentication (2FA) that almost all of us know very well, and use all the time.

That’s the 2FA at an ATM when you withdraw money. 714 more words