SIM swaps, insecure web design, phishing, and channel-jacking are four ways attackers are circumventing MFA technology, according to the FBI
"The growing adoption of multifactor authentication (MFA) has resulted in a proportionate rise in cyberattacks that target MFA technologies," warns Tanner Johnson in
"In a recent Private Industry Notification (PIN), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recognized how recent cyberattack campaigns are focusing directly on circumventing MFA. The FBI outlined three specific and comprehensive tactics that hackers have been developing in order to bypass MFA..."
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an important part of maintaining the security of a WordPress site
Robert Abela warns in
, "However, 2FA alone isn't enough to harden your WordPress site authentication. Strong passwords are also an important part, even when using two-factor authentication.
In this article we review 2FA, explain how hackers are bypassing it in some cases, and provide tips for using strong passwords on your WordPress website to compliment 2FA..."
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