Skip to content
Thoughtful, detailed coverage of everything Apple for 28 years
and the TidBITS Content Network for Apple professionals
Photo of a circular stack of books

Photo by _HealthyMond on Unsplash

No comments

SMS Database Leak Exposed 2FA Login Codes

When you receive text messages from companies, such as shipment notifications from Amazon or two-factor authentication codes from Twitter, it’s likely that those messages were made possible by a company called Voxox. Unfortunately, as TechCrunch reports, Voxox left a server completely unsecured, which has resulted in the exposure of tens of millions of password reset links, two-factor authentication codes, shipping notifications, and more. This is yet another reason not to rely on SMS text messages for two-factor authentication, and instead to use an authentication app like Authy or 1Password, when possible.

Read original article

Subscribe today so you don’t miss any TidBITS articles!

Every week you’ll get tech tips, in-depth reviews, and insightful news analysis for discerning Apple users. For 28 years, we’ve published professional, member-supported tech journalism that makes you smarter.

Registration confirmation will be emailed to you.

Comments About SMS Database Leak Exposed 2FA Login Codes