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SMS 2FA out at Twitter for non-subscribers


SMS 2FA out at Twitter for non-subscribers

February 20, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter users are having a case of the blues, or not, as may be the case this week with the upcoming removal of SMS two-factor authentication (2FA) from non-subscribers. On Feb. 15 in a product update blog, Twitter announced that the popular security process is being disabled on the platform by March 20 due to security issues stemming from what Twitter said are “Bad Actors” abusing the system. While SMS 2FA is one of the less secure forms of 2FA, it...

Andy Kays, cybercriminals, Cybersecurity, Multifactor Authentication (MFA), Rachel Tobac, Security, security key, sms, Socura, Twitter

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