Google Advanced Protection Program gets passkeys for high-risk users

July 10, 2024 at 06:39AM Google has introduced passkeys for high-risk users enrolling in the Advanced Protection Program, offering strong account security. Passkeys are tied to specific devices and provide a more secure alternative to traditional passwords, using biometric sensors or PINs. High-risk users can enroll using passkeys, ensuring protection against unauthorized access and phishing … Read more

Microsoft Authenticator now blocks suspicious MFA alerts by default

November 7, 2023 at 10:43AM Microsoft has introduced a new feature in the Authenticator app to block suspicious notifications during login. Hackers often exploit push notifications to gain access to accounts, so Microsoft now scrutinizes login attempts for unfamiliar locations or anomalous activity. Instead of showing the suspicious notification, users are prompted to open the … Read more