Category Archives: 2FA

G Suite admins can now disable SMS and voice 2FA

G Suite administrators can now prevent enterprise users from using SMS and voice codes as their second authentication/verification factor for accessing their accounts. The ability to disable those two options will be made available in the next two weeks to admins using any of the G Suite editions. Why and how? It has been known for quite a while that additional authentication via SMS and voice codes is the least secure option for 2-factor authentication, … More

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Smashing Security #117: SWATs on a plane

Smashing Security #117: SWATs on a plane

Why is Tampa’s mayor tweeting about blowing up the airport? Are hackers trying to connect with you via LinkedIn? And has Maria succeeded in her attempt to survive February without Facebook?

All this and much much more in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Maria Varmazis.

Plus, after last week’s discussion about the legal battle between Mondelez and Zurich Insurance, we have a chat with security veteran Martin Overton to take a deeper look into cyberinsurance.