two-factor authentication

Amazon protects its virtual desktops with two-factor authentication

By Mikael Ricknäs, IDG News Service | August 12th, 2014 The company’s WorkSpaces service can be used with hardware tokens from Gemalto. Amazon Web Services now lets enterprises use two-factor authentication to better protect hosted WorkSpaces virtual desktops. The steady stream of incidents in which hackers have been able to access traditional passwords highlight the …

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PayPal’s two-factor authentication is easily beaten, researcher says

By Jeremy Kirk, Techworld | 5th August, 2014 Joshua Rogers decided to go public with the information after notifying PayPal of the problem on June 5. A security feature offered by PayPal to help prevent accounts from being taken over by hackers can be easily circumvented, an Australian security researcher has found. PayPal users can …

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