The FIDO Alliance, which is developing and promoting authentication standards designed to help reduce reliance on passwords, has unveiled user experience guidelines and new FIDO2 standards enhancements, says Andrew Shikiar, executive director.
Google says it's investigating how a text advertisement was injected into SMS messages containing two-step verification security codes. The text advertisement contained a link that redirected to a VPN product from antivirus vendor Avira.
Security specialists are offering preliminary feedback on Microsoft's sneak peek at the new security measures to be included in the Windows 11 operating system, which is slated for release in December.
Election security improvements, the push for all software to ship with a "bill of materials" and the results of a long-running investigation into a lucrative digital advertising scam are among the latest cybersecurity topics to be featured for analysis by a panel of Information Security Media Group editors.
The White House has written to business leaders, urging them to prioritize having robust ransomware defenses in place. The move comes as the Biden administration pursues multiple strategies to combat ransomware and digital extortion, including ordering a new task force to coordinate all federal investigations.
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