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: