Social networks are an abundance of information, both public and personal. Personal information is mainly open only to a certain circle of users who are on the list of friends. But if the account is hacked, this information may become available to everyone on the Internet, including attackers who can use it for their own purposes. There are several common causes for hacking accounts.
Eight years have passed since Google implemented two-factor authentication (2FA),owa two factor authentication but almost no one uses it so far. In 2018, Software Engineer of the company Grzegorz Milka made a presentation at Usenix’s Enigma IT Conference. He showed sad numbers of how ordinary users care about their security: approximately 10% of active Google clients use 2FA and only about 12% use password managers. Surprised? Probably, it is time to think about the usage of 2FA.
According to statistics, every third small organization is subjected to cyber-attacks. Less than 50% of companies seek to secure information on the Internet, and only a few of them regularly update their security systems. As a result, this leads to serious material problems.