“Today, we see a rising number of fraud cases with and hacks through our mobile smartphones, something that was rarely seen some years ago. Until now. Our mobile phones have become an attractive target for criminals.”
Security company Kaspersky strongly advises everyone to change the password for their LinkedIn account and, if you haven’t already done so, activate two-factor authentication (2FA).
The various data leaks and thefts follow one another at a rapid pace. In the digitalising society, data has never been so important, but also never so vulnerable. How to prevent the number of data thefts? Awareness about your digital security and about sharing knowledge are of key importance as far as this is concerned, SecureLink states.
The payments industry has slowly become aware that is has to prepare for new regulations after the European Commission set out new laws, together forming the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2). Strong customer authentication, security, transparency and innovation are key in PSD2, which comes into effect in 2018. What should you be doing about PSD2?
We've all experienced or heard about the debate on the validity of the electronic signatures. Is this technology legally valid? Is it reliable? Issues that have spilled much ink in recent years and which, ultimately, did not result into consensus.
More and more often hackers target major online services, web shops and email providers. The latest big target for hackers was the website for cheaters; "Ashley Madison".
Your mobile phone number is becoming your digital identity. And that’s a good thing. Almost no one ever changes his number anymore and authentication is easy and cheap, both for the phone number owner as companies who are verifying numbers.
Mobile image sharer and chat app Snapchat has deployed two-factor authentication. Snapchat experienced a major data breach in 2013.
To guarantee security and privacy chat app Telegram has added two-step verification (2FA). Telegram users can activate 2FA in their settings menu.