A lot has been said about multi-factor authentication, and it can add quite a bit of security to a system.
Signature Systems, the PoS system vendor that has been named as the likely point of origin of the Jimmy Johnís payment data breach, has confirmed that the attacker(s) gained access to a user name and password the company used to remotely access POS systems.
Payment card and personal information of approximately 1.4 million Viator.com customers may have been compromised in a breach that was confirmed late last Friday.
Contactless payments actually have the same level of protection as chip and PIN payment cards, but donít require the user to enter a PIN number.
Apple has announced that the two-step verification option for iCloud accounts now also extends to iCloud backups, preventing attackers who know the target's password from installing the target's backup on a new device and, thusly, from accessing the information contained in it.