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Google Shuts The Door on Two Step Authentication Flaw

   
9:41 pm on Feb 27, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Google has patched a flaw that allowed attackers to circumvent the web giant's two-factor login system and hijack victims' accounts.

Researchers at Duo Security said anyone could bypass a Google account's two-step verification system, reset its master password and gain full control of the profile simply by capturing one of the userís application-specific passwords.Google Shuts The Door on Two Step Authentication Flaw [theregister.co.uk]