April 09, 2016 — BSave, creators of a new generation of Bitcoin savings account, announced an integration with Clef, a simple and secure login that replaces usernames and passwords. Starting today, Bsave partnered with Clef as its primary method and preferred choice for user login. BSave is the latest in a growing number of Bitcoin related ventures to add Clef to their features set. Many Bitcoin services deal with the transfer of currency and thus require
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During security testing a vulnerability was exposed on the Authy app, a two-factor authentication tool. Less than 0.2% of Authy users were affected. Also read: Bitcoin is Destined to Replace Insecure Payment Protocols An outside security research team discovered the vulnerability which affects users who changed the phone number on Authy accounts since February 2014. The users affected were no longer able to access their original phone and so thus had to prove phone ownership.
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Steam is one of the most popular gaming-related platforms in the world these days. As a result of that popularity, Steam is also attracting a bunch of unwanted attention from hackers and phishers, According to details released by Valve, roughly 77,000 Steam accounts get hijacked on a monthly basis. Even though Valve makes two-factor authentication for in-game item sales mandatory now, blockchain technology could play a major part in creating a better solution. Also read:
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Making the Bitcoin ecosystem more secure is of the utmost priority to every individual and company active in this sector. Software solutions can only achieve so much in a short timespan, and improving things on the hardware side is not always as easy as we’d want it to be. A new Kickstarter project claims to be the first open-source physically secure computer, but can it be beneficial to Bitcoin? Also read: New E-commerce Trend is
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Security has always been a big concern for the crypto currency industry. Since its emergence security has always been a very important issue, too big for businesses and entrepreneurs to ignore. The growing need for increased security led to the development of enhanced applications like 2FA to guarantee complete security for companies trying to act in the crypto currency ecosystem.
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Airbitz, a simple to use mobile wallet for iPhone and Android, has launched a unique two factor authentication that protects users accounts while making the login simple. The latest version of Airbitz, which will become available on 3/18/15, will feature 2fa with the tap of a button without the need to frequently type in the six digit code which is standard. In addition to this, users also won’t need to store a backup seed. Also
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Clef, the two-factor authentication service from the future, has partnered with crypto crowdfunding platform, Koinify, as it expands its security offering into the Bitcoin world. When deciding to go with a two-factor authentication service, Koinify chose Clef because “its a fresh new solution to the 2FA problem,” stated Tom Kysar, Community Lead at Koinify. Also read: Clef: Bitcoin Adoption and Phishing Protection “I’ve personally gotten tired of having to type in a 6-digit random number, sometimes I
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Clef, a two-factor authentication platform, has recently gained traction in the Bitcoin space with companies like Koinify integrating it to secure their platform. Today, Clef announced True Logins, a new anti-phishing mechanism. Phishing is when an attacker disguises themselves and pretend to be another website. For example, an attacker might use faceboook.com, with three “o’s” so a user thinks they are on a normal, secure website. Then, if the user types in their password for the real site, the attacker can
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Security has come to be a real important issue when it comes to bitcoin wallets, and the ecosystem is always in constant demand for new features and innovative developments. The bitcoin authenticator is a new open project aiming to bring new developments and innovations to the Bitcoin security industry, and the first to introduce a bitcoin wallet to offer a practical decentralized wallet security solution.