Microsoft is working on adding capabilities to its Microsoft Authenticator app to help defeat security breaches enabled by advanced attack techniques, including phishing and man in the middle methods. The effort to bolster the Microsoft Authenticator app was briefly mentioned by Alex Weinert, a member of the Microsoft Identity Division security team, at the end of this October 3 blog post. In that post, Weinert described the general futility of most authenticator methods to protect against...

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