Clef Two Factor Authentication is Shutting Down

Clef Two Factor Authentication is Shutting Down

This entry was posted in WordPress Security on March 6, 2017 by Mark Maunder 8 Replies

This morning, two-factor authentication plugin Clef, also known as GetClef, announced that they are shutting down. They currently have more than 1 million active WordPress websites using their two-factor authentication plugin.

According to the announcement on their blog, their team will be joining another company and they will provide more info in the coming weeks. At this point we don’t have any more detail on who Clef is joining and under what circumstances.

Clef will continue operating for another three months, starting today. Their final shutdown date […] Read more

BlackBerry, Microsoft and the Ever-Smarter Connected Car

BlackBerry, Microsoft and the Ever-Smarter Connected Car

In a couple of interesting briefings last week, BlackBerry announced that its turnaround was finished, and Microsoft finally provided some information on its new connected car deliverables.
One strange thing was that after CEO John Chen excitedly pointed out that BlackBerry had displaced Microsoft in Ford, he then announced a strategic initiative to work more closely with Microsoft’s Azure platform on BlackBerry’s own market-leading QNX car operating system. That showcased not only the massive changes in both companies, but also the really strange way this market is evolving.
I’ll close with my product of the week: a very low-cost wearable smartphone display […] Read more

Tech Industry Reacts to Trump’s Immigration Order

Tech Industry Reacts to Trump’s Immigration Order

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick on Thursday resigned from President Trump’s business advisory council amid fierce blowback against the president’s recent executive order on immigration, and in the wake of reports that several major Silicon Valley firms, including Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google, have been circulating a draft letter opposing Trump’s action.
Kalanick said he no longer would participate in the council after consumers railed against Uber for continuing to operate at John F. Kennedy International Airport over the weekend. The Taxi Workers Alliance in New York had gone on strike, refusing to pick up fares at the airport, to protest Trump’s […] Read more