Apple Adds Two-Factor Authentication Requirement for Developer Accounts

In a bid to secure developer accounts from hackers, Apple has added the requirement of a two-factor authentication (2FA) protocol for all app makers that would protect their Apple IDs. “2FA will be required to sign in to your Apple Developer account and certificates, identifiers and profiles starting February 27. This extra layer of security for your Apple ID helps ensure that you’re the only person who can access your account,” Apple Insider quoted the iPhone-maker as saying in a letter to developers on Wednesday. Apple claims that 2FA dramatically…

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Apple Sued Over Time Consuming Two-Factor Authentication Process: Report

A recent lawsuit filed against Apple accused the two-factor authentication process of the iPhone-maker of being disruptive to users, time consuming and abusive since it cannot be rolled back to a less safe login method after 14 days. The suit, filed by Jay Brodsky in California, alleged that Apple did not get user consent to enable two-factor authentication, Apple Insider reported on Saturday. Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security designed by Apple to ensure that you are the only person who can access your account, even if someone…

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Tipped to Integrate Ultrasonic In-Screen Fingerprint Scanner, Remove Iris Authentication

Samsung has long been rumoured to integrate an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor into its upcoming Galaxy S10 device, and now a fresh leak seems to lend more weight to that claim. Tipster Ice Universe also assures that Samsung is letting go of its iris scanning technology and is integrating the ultrasonic under-display fingerprint scanner in the Galaxy S10. The new ultrasonic sensor is said to be much better than the current optical solutions in the market. Samsung is set to introduce many significant changes with the Galaxy S10, given that 2019…

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MediaTek Aims to Bring Face ID-Like Authentication to Affordable Devices: Report

While 3D facial recognition is so far limited to flagships, MediaTek is set to bring the same experience to affordable devices. The chip maker has developed its technology dubbed Active Stereo that works with the Helio P60 and Helio P22 SoC. The technology is essentially aiming to reduce the production cost of building Structured-Light 3D sensors that offer solutions similar to Apple’s Face ID that debuted on the iPhone X last year. Android smartphones such as Xiaomi and Oppo brought enhanced facial recognition features to their flagship models in the…

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Facebook’s New Two-Factor Authentication Process Is No Longer Requires A Phone Number

Facebook’s New Two-Factor Authentication Process Is No Longer Requires A Phone Number: Facebook has beefed up its two-factor authentication process for that extra layer of security when you access your Facebook app. Facebook’s New Two-Factor Authentication Process Is No Longer Requires A Phone Number   The social media company has changed it how to set to set up two-factor authentication making it more streamlined and more comfortable to access. Also, the updated 2FA in Facebook no longer asks for your phone to set up. Facebook previously asked for your phone number…

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