Computer Weekly has reported that more than 1,800 customer accounts at the British telecommunications company Vodafone could be at risk. Hackers gained access to the accounts sometime between October 28th and 29th using stolen email addresses and passwords. This latest event raises more concern about the security of accounts protected only by passwords. Vodafone warned customers whose accounts were affected of the potential for fraud and phishing attempts. They also warned that account details such

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Why is getting cash from an ATM easier than logging into an online service? Most websites and online services now require strong passwords, which are hard to remember and cumbersome to manage. ATMs use two-factor authentication. Two-factor authentication (2FA) improves security, and it eases the burden on our memories and our methods for managing many passwords.

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