Push notifications are the future of multi-factor authentication

It’s hard to believe, but the most popular password in 2018 was – get ready for it – “123456,” the winner and still champ six years running. According to internet researchers, that simple numerical string accounted for about 4 percent of the online passwords in use during 2018. In fact, more than 10 percent of people use one of the 25 most popular passwords on this Wikipedia page – so hackers following that as a guide have a better than one in ten chance of gaining access to a victim’s account (obviously that doesn’t include TNW readers; they’re too smart…

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