Auth0 WebAuthn Passwordless enables end-users to log in with a biometric identifier

Auth0 announced the launch of Auth0 WebAuthn Passwordless, an authentication feature that enables end-users to seamlessly log in with a biometric identifier — such as facial recognition or a fingerprint — as a convenient and secure alternative to a traditional password. Removing the need for long, complex passwords, Auth0 WebAuthn Passwordless provides a frictionless experience […]

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Verizon Advanced SASE solution merges SD WAN capabilities with network security services

Verizon Business announced the launch of its new Advanced Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) solution, merging SD WAN capabilities with hybrid network connectivity and security services to create a unified, cloud-delivered service able to meet the increasingly complex digital demands of enterprises. For many organizations, the growing number of online threats (as highlighted in Verizon’s […]

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Using Fake Reviews to Find Dangerous Extensions

Fake, positive reviews have infiltrated nearly every corner of life online these days, confusing consumers while offering an unwelcome advantage to fraudsters and sub-par products everywhere. Happily, identifying and tracking these fake reviewer accounts is often the easiest way to spot scams. Here’s the story of how bogus reviews on a counterfeit Microsoft Authenticator browser […]

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Recycle Your Phone, Sure, But Maybe Not Your Number

Many online services allow users to reset their passwords by clicking a link sent via SMS, and this unfortunately widespread practice has turned mobile phone numbers into de facto identity documents. Which means losing control over one thanks to a divorce, job termination or financial crisis can be devastating. Even so, plenty of people willingly […]

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85% of breaches involve the human element

The Verizon report examines more breaches than ever before, and sheds light on how the most common forms of cyber attacks affected the international security landscape during the global pandemic. This year’s report saw 5,258 breaches from 83 contributors across the globe, a third more breaches analyzed than last year. With an unprecedented number of […]

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BIO-key releases MobileAuth, a touchless biometric authentication app

BIO-key International introduced its new mobile app, BIO-key MobileAuth with PalmPositive the latest among over sixteen strong authentication factors available for BIO-key’s PortalGuard Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) platform. MobileAuth’s fast, touchless biometric user authentication – using a palm scan – works with any Android or iOS device to provide the unprecedented combination of a simple, privacy-protected, and […]

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A rush to remote working leaving businesses vulnerable to cybercriminals

The COVID-19 pandemic forced businesses to quickly support remote working practices, often without proper security measures in place. Verizon reveals that many businesses may have left themselves vulnerable and open to cybercriminals in the rush to ensure their workforce could operate remotely. Forty-nine percent of businesses surveyed stressed that changes made to remote working practices […]

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