NIST Declares Two Factor Authentication Using SMS Texts Insecure

IBM upgrades DeepFlash and UK approves Amazon’s drone delivery testing

eWEEK — National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) says SMS-based two-factor authentication isn’t secure; the UK approves Amazon’s plan to run delivery drone tests banned in the U.S.; IBM bolsters its all-flash storage lineup with DeepFlash 150; see video for more

This week in tech also included Oracle’s proposed purchase of NetSuite in an effort to bolster the company’s cloud presence; BlackBerry’s new ultra-secure Android smartphone, the DTEC50; Microsoft’s plan to launch an education market edition of Windows 10 Pro; and Apple’s announcement that it sold its 1 billionth iPhone.

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