Two factor authentication (2FA) provides an extra layer of security that passwords alone can’t provide. Requiring an extra step for users to verify their identity reduces the chance a bad actor can gain access to data however.

One of the most common methods of 2FA is SMS text messages. The problem is that SMS isn’t actually a secure medium. Hackers have several tools in their arsenal that can intercept, phish, and spoof SMS.

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