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TechCrunch: Ambient noise could be your next multi-factor authentication token

TechCrunch: Ambient noise could be your next multi-factor authentication token. “We’re all pretty used to two-factor authentication now, and it isn’t much of an inconvenience to have to type in a four-digit code when you log in from a new location. 22 more words

Security & Legal Issues

Instagram Adds Two-Factor

WIRED: Instagram Has Two-Factor Authentication Now, So Turn It On. “While Instagram had made two-factor available to a select group of users previously, the extra layer of protection is now available to all, meaning you, meaning it’s time to fiddle with some settings.”

Tweaks & Updates

WhatsApp: Now With Two-Factor

WhatsApp now has two-factor. “After announcing the feature last fall, WhatsApp is ready to drop the beta tag and release two-step verification to each of its 1.2 billion users on iOS, Android, and Windows devices.”

Tweaks & Updates

Facebook Adds Security Key Option

Facebook is adding a “security key” option for login. “Facebook users can now use a security key to authenticate their identity during the login process. 48 more words

Security & Legal Issues

NewCo: S&*!t! I’m Locked Out By Google Authenticator and I Can’t Get In!

NewCo: S&*!t! I’m Locked Out By Google Authenticator and I Can’t Get In! (Cartoonish obscenity reproduced as is.) “It’s great to depend on Google’s authentication system to confirm your identity on an online application’s website — until it doesn’t work. 19 more words

Google

YubiKey goes USB-C

Yubico today announced the USB-C version of its YubiKey 4 authentication dongle. Like the standard USB version, the new YubiKey 4C supports multiple authentication protocols, including standards like Universal 2nd Factor, smart card and Yubico’s own… 226 more words

Hardware