The problems with passwords have already been well documented, and the main problem with static biometrics ("something you are": fingerprints, retina patterns, etc.) is that they can't be changed.
Google researchers have asked 231 security experts and 294 web-users who aren’t security experts about their security best practices, and the list of top ones for each group differs considerably: "Experts recognize the benefits of updates—'Patch, patch, patch,' said one expert—while non-experts not only aren’t clear on them, but are concerned about the potential risks of software updates," Google researchers pointed out.
A steady drumbeat of high visibility security breaches caused by insecure passwords continuously demonstrate the fallibility of inadequate password management.
Starting with OS X 10.11 ("El Capitan") and iOS 9, Apple will introduce a two-factor authentication option that will replace the current two-step verification one.
A feature that went almost unnoticed in Windows Phone 8.1 because of its modest installation base has been raising security questions now that it has been added to Windows 10.
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