Tag: Gmail

Multi-factor authentication – protect your digital life

Wired’s Mat Honan recently had his ‘digital life’ destroyed when his Google, Twitter and Apple accounts were all compromised. The story spread like wildfire across the internet as an example of how seemingly small security lapses can leave every one of your online properties at risk. You can read about Mat’s experiences via the link […]

What two-factor authentication could mean for Twitter

Yesterday’s announcement from Twitter that it will be adopting a mobile phone-based system of two-factor authentication feels like a landmark of sorts. This is not because it is a ground-breaking use of technology: Gmail, Facebook, Outlook and Hotmail are all employing similar systems and have done so for some time, while online banking has used […]