Easy-to-exploit authentication bypass flaw puts Netgear routers at risk

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

For the past half year Netgear has been working on fixing a serious and easy-to-exploit vulnerability in many of its routers. And it's still not done. While Netgear has worked to fix the issue, the list of affected router models increased to 30, of which only 20 have firmware fixes available ...

TeamViewer denies hack after PCs hijacked, PayPal accounts drained

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Updated TeamViewer users say their computers were hijacked and bank accounts emptied all while the software company's systems mysteriously fell offline. TeamViewer denies it has been hacked. In the past 24 hours, we've seen a spike in complaints from people who say their PCs, Macs and servers were taken over via ...

LastPass Hacked: what this means for you

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Online security company LastPass published an announcement yesterday on the official company blog that it detected and blocked suspicious activity on the company network. According to the information posted on the blog, the company did not find evidence that LastPass user accounts were accessed or user vault data was downloaded. The ...

How to turn on two-factor authentication on over 100 popular online services

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

TeleSign launched Turn It On, a new campaign featuring a guide to two-factor authentication and providing step-by-step instructions for turning on 2FA for over a 100 popular social networking, banking, cloud computing and other online services that offer the 2FA option. “The number one tip most experts give for increasing account ...

How to Log In To Your Linux Desktop With Google Authenticator

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

For additional security, you can require a time-based authentication token as well as a password to log into your Linux PC. This solution uses Google Authenticator and other TOTP apps. This process was performed on Ubuntu 14.04 with the standard Unity desktop and LightDM login manager, but the principles are the same ...