Twitter Login Verification Announced
In case you hadn’t seen the news, Twitter login verification was announced yesterday. While I certainly don’t want to praise Twitter for implementing second-factor authentication login long after they knew a problem existed, it does remain a solid step in the right direction.
Inside a Twitter Attack: How Hijacked Twitter Accounts are Falling Victim to Digital Theft, Influencing Global Markets
Recently, we have seen a rash of high-profile takeover attacks on Twitter accounts. These Twitter attacks are targeting Western news organizations, but some organizations outside of the news realm (e.g., Burger King) have also come under attack.
Sophos Breach Tied to Partner Portal
Security Week reports in, “Sophos Kills Partner Portal After Suffering Breach” that the security firm Sophos has disabled its partner portal after discovering a breach. They aren’t saying much yet — kudos to them for their disclosure and response — but they think that the breach came from an older part of their portal, and [Read More...]
When it comes to me and Jude, I’m pretty sure I’d be willing to sacrifice a little security!
So, Facebook has introduced what they term two-factor authentication to the social networking site! I read a response from someone working for a large security company who said the company (I clicked on their handle and it linked me to Symantec) “commends Facebook for broadening security options. . .” . To me, this is similar [Read More...]