RSA Hit by Hackers

RSA Hit by Hackers

Hackers have managed to steal information related to the hardware token authentication devices (SecurID) made by RSA, the same devices that websites that require higher levels of security, like banks, use to verify user login. While RSA says that the theft should not enable a direct attack on SecurID, it could be used in a broader attack. - The company said in a note posted on its website that the intruders succeeded in stealing information related to the company’s SecurID two-factor authentication products. SecurID adds an extra layer of protection to a login process by requiring users to enter a secret code number displayed on a keyfob, or in software, in addition to their password. The number is cryptographically generated and changes every 30 seconds.

Click here for the full story.

All News Categories

News for Past 12 Months

Subscribe to HWZ Here!

Subscribe now to receive latest tech news, articles and promotions straight to your inbox!
By signing up, you indicate that you have read and agreed to the and .

Obsessed with technology?
Subscribe to the latest tech news as well as exciting promotions from us and our partners!
By subscribing, you indicate that you have read & understood the SPH's Privacy Policy and PDPA Statement.