WebAuthn now official standard

WebAuthn now official standard

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance have announced that the Web Authentication specification is now an official web standard. WebAuthn is a browser and platform standard for simpler and stronger authentication. Although it has only just been made official, it’s already supported in Windows 10, Android, and Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari browsers. Commenting on the new standard, W3C and FIDO said: “It’s common knowledge that passwords have outlived their efficacy. Not only are stolen, weak or default passwords behind 81 percent of data breaches, they are a drain of time and resources.” W3C and FIDO WebAuthn means you can log into online accounts…

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7 ways to stay clear of data on Android

7 ways to be in control of your data on Android

Android and for that matter smartphones have reduced the connectivity gap tremedously increasing the number of users every milisecond. This development dose not get along without the network, yep the data connection. As user want to always have extra data to help them connect wheneve they want, hence they want to control the amount of data that is burnt to achieve their purposes on their mobile devices. Today, we take you on a journey that seek to arm you with ways of being inn contol of your data on Android. Let us show you some of the best tips for conserving data consumption and making your limited internet last longer, all without…

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Chrome cracks down on sites that don’t use encryption

Chrome cracks down on sites that don’t use encryption

A special warning will alert users when sites aren’t using HTTPS beginning in Chrome 56. Chrome is embarking on a crusade to crack down on websites that still aren’t using encryption, and it starts with the latest version of the browser, Chrome 56. Chrome 56 is launching in January, and will implement a new warning that you’ll see on any login sites that are still unencrypted. The pages will be marked as “not secure” in a small window by the address bar, which should help usher browsers away from any site that’s still not utilizing HTTPS. In the future, these pages will also be denoted with a special red triangle symbol…

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