Tag: 2fa

  • Bitcoin

    US Telcos Targeted by Hackers in an Attempt to Empty Cryptocurrency Wallets

    Cryptocurrency users have always been a tempting target for cybercriminals. Since none of these currencies have reversible transactions, stealing money is a guarantee for success. It now appears criminals are targeted telecommunication providers across the United States for this purpose. More specifically, they try to have companies transfer...

    JP Buntinx | August 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm
  • GreenAddress User
    Bitcoin

    GreenAddress User Sees Bitcoin Wallet Access Removed Losing 2FA

    Losing access to a Bitcoin wallet is never fun. Unfortunately, it is something a lot of people have experienced in recent years. In some cases, people lose the private key to their wallet due to replacing a computer hard drive. One Reddit user has some beef with GreenAddress,...

    JP Buntinx | July 26, 2017 | 11:00 am
  • Paypal Authentication Bypass
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    Five-year-old Could Have Bypassed PayPal’s Account Authentication

    The most commonly used online payment methods are not necessarily the safest option. PayPal, while globally used among consumers and retailers, is such an example. There is a newly discovered authentication bug which allows hackers to bypass PayPal’s 2FA security. Not the news most people were looking forward...

    JP Buntinx | October 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm
  • thecaa_Security Microsoft Authenticator
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Exchanges Consider Integrating Microsoft Authenticator

    If there is one thing people should have learned from the Bitfinex hack, it is that security remains of the utmost importance. While users can’t do much about platform security beyond their control they should take appropriate steps to protect their own account. The new Microsoft Authenticator, which...

    JP Buntinx | August 20, 2016 | 11:00 pm
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    Altcoins

    Etherli is a Promising Mutisignature 2FA Ethereum Web Wallet

    Ethereum has been captivating the audience in the world of digital currency, although the project has been making waves in traditional finance as well. Due to its attractive blockchain implementation and the prospect of smart contracts, things have gotten competitive in the digital currency world. But in the...

    JP Buntinx | March 25, 2016 | 9:15 am
  • Analysis

    Clef: the Bitcoin of User Authentication

    Clef, an authentication client that combines several solutions for problems posed by centralized systems, continues gaining ground. Initially launched in early 2013, its appeal has recently inspired a partnership with AlphaPoint, a lead provider of cryptocurrency exchange software. Brennen Byrne, Clef’s founder, claims that Bitcoin inspired the project....

    Guest Author | June 21, 2015 | 2:11 am
  • ChangeTip Enhances Security by Adding Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)
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    ChangeTip Improves Security

    ChangeTip today announced it was integrating Two-factor-authentication on their platform. With the integrating of a 2FA option, the company expects to offer enhanced security to the customers’ accounts. ChangeTip knows the importance of security and now has released a Two-Factor Authentication to enhance the security of its customers....

    Guest Author | May 21, 2015 | 9:24 pm
  • Uncategorized

    AlphaPoint Bitcoin Exchange Platform Adopts Clef Security

    Clef, the passwordless authentication system “inspired by Bitcoin,” just announced its partnership with AlphaPoint and their Bitcoin exchange platform. It comes in the wake of previous partnership announcements such as as Koinify and Bitspark. Clef can authenticate a user without a password using two-factor authentication. Instead of asking...

    Andrew Wagner | May 19, 2015 | 11:09 pm
  • Uncategorized

    ChangeTip Improves Security by Adding Two-Factor Authentication

    ChangeTip today announced it was integrating Two-factor-authentication on their platform. With the integrating of a 2FA option, the company expects to offer enhanced security to the customers’ accounts. ChangeTip knows the importance of security is. So today, we are releasing Two-Factor Authentication to our users. ChangeTip’s mission is...

    Guest Author | April 21, 2015 | 9:30 pm

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