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Torpig data shows that even SSL logins are vulnerable

From the fascinating analysis of the Torpig botnet:

Two-factor authentication for Web-application developers

We've done some re-arranging in the documentation area, creating  a special how-to section for adding two-factor authentication to Web-enabled applications.  Currently, we have:

WiKID Strong Authentication server adds support for SAML Single Sign-On Service for Google Apps

We've added built-in support for Google Apps For Your Domain SAML/SSO to the community edition of the WiKID Strong Authentication server.  It's a pretty slick way of adding two-factor authentication to Google's services.  While I'm a big fan of the cloud, I also like having control and two-factor authentication gives you a lot more confidence about who is accessing your information in the cloud. 

Another nail for SMS authentication

Now that European banks are using SMS messaging for authentication, criminals are paying top dollar for used Nokia phones that can be reprogrammed due to a bug to work with any phone number.  We've discussed why SMS authentication is a bad idea before.  Here's more evidence.

A Customer service story

You can see the long version in the IRC logs

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