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End of SMS-based 2-Factor Authentication; Yes, It's Insecure!

Discussion in 'The Hacker News' started by RSS, Jul 27, 2016.

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    SMS-based Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) has been declared insecure and soon it might be a thing of the past. Two-Factor Authentication or 2FA adds an extra step of entering a random passcode sent to you via an SMS or call when you log in to your account as an added layer of protection. For example, if you have 2FA enabled on Gmail, the platform will send a six-digit passcode to your mobile

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