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Instagram might soon send you 2FA codes via WhatsApp

24/05/2021

Two-factor authentication is one of the most basic steps you can take to make your account more secure. A lot of apps use SMS-based authentication to send you a One Time Password (OPT) as the second factor of verification. However, researchers have noted that that relying on SMS can be less secure, as hackers have...
Two-factor authentication is one of the most basic steps you can take to make your account more secure. A lot of apps use SMS-based authentication to send you a One Time Password (OPT) as the second factor of verification. However, researchers have noted that that relying on SMS can be less secure, as hackers have been using techniques like SIM Swapping to redirect 2FA codes. To solve that problem, Instagram is working on a feature to send you 2FA codes through WhatsApp. App researcher and leaker Alessandro Paluzzi posted screenshots of this feature under development.  #Instagram is working on the possibility…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Instagram Two-factor authentication is one of the most basic steps you can take to make your account more secure. A lot of apps use SMS-based authentication to send you a One Time Password (OPT) as the second factor of verification. However, researchers have noted that that relying on SMS can be less secure, as hackers have been using techniques like SIM Swapping to redirect 2FA codes. To solve that problem, Instagram is working on a feature to send you 2FA codes through WhatsApp. App researcher and leaker Alessandro Paluzzi posted screenshots of this feature under development.  #Instagram is working on the possibility…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Instagram
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