Why You Aren't the Only One Who Knows the Answers to Your Security Questions
|01/07/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
If you’re protecting important personal accounts with nothing more than a few security questions, it may be time for an upgrade.
A study from Google recently compared the use of security questions to other account recovery methods like SMS (short text messages) and an alternative email address. It found that true or made-up responses to questions like, “What was your mother’s maiden name?” or specific answers to prompts such as “Favorite Superhero,” “First Car” or “Childhood Phone Number,” weren’t a reliable way to recover or protect an account.
The basic takeaway is simple: Account recovery (or account takeover) is easier read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com