Google’s Authenticator Update Raises Security Concerns

Google has released an update to its Authenticator app that allows users to store a one-time code in cloud storage. While this may help users who lose their authenticator app, it also makes them more vulnerable to hackers, who can gain access to the user’s Google password and subsequently obtain full access to their authenticator-linked apps. Cybersecurity experts have also warned of complications that come with Google’s cloud storage-based solution to two-factor authentication (2FA), raising concerns about security. (Read More)