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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.
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