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Ring brings its users a welcome dose of privacy as end-to-end video encryption goes global

Ring brings its users a welcome dose of privacy as end-to-end video encryption goes global

Amazon-owned subsidiary Ring is putting more security into its security, so to speak. The company is expanding availability of video end-to-end encryption worldwide, launching support for authenticator apps as a second step to verify logins, and making ownership transfer of Ring products easier.

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Google Authenticator gets its first update in years, finally lets you transfer accounts between devices (APK Download)

Google Authenticator gets its first update in years, finally lets you transfer accounts between devices (APK Download)

The Google Authenticator app has undergone its first facelift since 2017, making the jump from version 5.0 to 5.10. But the visual makeover — including a much-needed adaptation to newer phones' aspect ratios — belies a major change that will make it easy for you to port your keys over to another phone.

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2FA apps like Google Authenticator reportedly vulnerable to malware snooping

2FA apps like Google Authenticator reportedly vulnerable to malware snooping

Using app-generated one-time passcodes (OTPs) is perhaps the easiest and most cost-effective way to add a second authentication layer to all your online accounts and services. They eliminate almost any chances of an unauthorized person accessing your accounts even if they’ve got hold of your passwords. But it would be a scary situation if the passcodes within those apps were compromised, and that's just the threat Google Authenticator is facing right now thanks to some banking malware.

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