This is why you shouldn’t use sms texts for two-factor authentication

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Researchers show how to hijack a text message
By Russell Brandom Sep 18, 2017, 1:17pm EDT

SMS / Texting does not use encryption by default and the messages can be intercepted or copied on route without the sender or receiver knowing.

Google, Facebook, Tax sites and others support using SMS / Text for two factor.

https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/18/16328172/sms-two-factor-authentication-hack-password-bitcoin

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