Posts Tagged ‘2factor’

Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency

September 5, 2017

Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual
Currency https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/21/business/dealbook/phone-hack-bitcoin-virtual-currency.html Problematic #privacy loophole w/ #2factor

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“Hackers have discovered that one of the most central elements of online security — the mobile phone number — is also one of the easiest to steal.
In a growing number of online attacks, hackers have been calling up Verizon, T-Mobile U.S., Sprint and AT&T and asking them to transfer control of a victim’s phone number to a device under the control of the hackers.
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Two-factor authentication for Apple ID – Apple Support

December 22, 2016

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204915