A lot has been said about multi-factor authentication, and it can add quite a bit of security to a system.
The password remains one of the most susceptible components of even the most advanced security system.
Payment card and personal information of approximately 1.4 million Viator.com customers may have been compromised in a breach that was confirmed late last Friday.
Apple has announced that the two-step verification option for iCloud accounts now also extends to iCloud backups, preventing attackers who know the target's password from installing the target's backup on a new device and, thusly, from accessing the information contained in it.
Popular IRC network Freenode has suffered a security breach and is asking users to change their passwords, as they might have been compromised.