Applications for two-factor authentication, with the open end

With the double protection of the user accounts experts always recommend, for example, with the help of the Applications that generate the password for it.

There Is No Picture Protection

Berlin (dpa/tmn) – a Lot of the Apps on the Smartphone for two-factor authentication (2FA) is uncertain. The report of the investigators of the security.

The application that generates passwords with a second factor, in addition to a password for logging on to user accounts, there were many times in the making of the Images, according to the portal’s expert “” a fact that has already been exploited by malicious software.

Among the Applications that offered no protection from the Images, the information suggests that even popular applications like Google Authenticator, or Microsoft Authenticator. With these Applications, the expert would have been able to create a short test on the screen.

Who do you want to be on the safe side, you should use an Application such as the free-and-open-source-Android-app “andOTP”, which is now protected against capture attacks to Capture Passwords (OTP). A further Alternative for the generation of a second Safety factor, the application-to-USB-Sticks (U2F), for example, is to simply be attached to the computer or Notebook computer, you are.

The Frame problem, it should be as early as 2014 is the well-known and has been reported to the companies affected by them, at least not in the beginning of 2017, the company, on the vigil of the night, as it says, that, After the gaps have been, for years, it has been corrected, it was published with the researchers from the safety and security of your conclusions at the beginning of March.