IT News - MFA
2019 Dec 1
#87083
Why Multifactor Authentication Is Now A Hacker Target
Dark Reading, November 20th, 2019

"The growing adoption of multifactor authentication (MFA) has resulted in a proportionate rise in cyberattacks that target MFA technologies," warns Tanner Johnson in Dark Reading.

"In a recent Private Industry Notification (PIN), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recognized how recent cyberattack campaigns are focusing directly on circumventing MFA. The FBI outlined three specific and comprehensive tactics that hackers have been developing in order to bypass MFA..."
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2019 Dec 1
#87084
Why You Need Both Two-Factor Authentication & Strong Passwords On Wordpress Sites
Security Boulevard, November 20th, 2019

Robert Abela warns in Security Boulevard, "However, 2FA alone isn't enough to harden your WordPress site authentication. Strong passwords are also an important part, even when using two-factor authentication.

In this article we review 2FA, explain how hackers are bypassing it in some cases, and provide tips for using strong passwords on your WordPress website to compliment 2FA..."
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