One of the leading us cryptocurrency exchanges Kraken obliged the users to set two-factor authentication (2FA).

We’re leveling up required security with 2FA, a new Chief Security Officer @c7five and the formation of Kraken Security Labs. Find out more here:

— Kraken Exchange (@krakenfx) March 26, 2019.

Despite the fact that the option existed 2FA on Kraken since the launch in September 2013, the exchange has decided to make it mandatory. Users have two options: Google Authenticator and Yubikey hardware device.

Note that the platform is also working on other measures to provide increased security, the release of which will take place in the future.

Simultaneously, the stock exchange announced the creation of units Kraken Security Labs, which focuses on the audit of third-party products — hardware, software, and other technologies to identify vulnerabilities and inform.

Earlier, the Kraken has promised a reward of $100 thousand for information about the missing funds canadian bitcoin exchange QuadrigaCx.

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