Around the Net

Why Multi-Step Authentication Matters For Gmail

Attaching your mobile phone to a Gmail account can put the account at risk if you don't go on to activate multi-step authentication, according to security expert Vijay Pandurangan.

The former Google and Twitter engineer who currently works at Benchmark blogged about how hackers broke into a former colleague's Gmail account using his phone number. Pandurangan's friend had a strong password, an independent recovery email, challenging security questions and his mobile phone attached to the account but hackers were still able to break into his phone.

Read the whole story at Huffington Post »

Next story loading loading..