security

switch to modern authentication – sms as second factor is insecure

not only since twitter ceo jack dorsey was a victim with activated additional sms authentication for it’s account – now twitter disabled “temporarily” the ability to tweet via sms

…that phone numbers and sms’s were not designed to be used as two-factor authentication systems, as they are insecure.

Fabio Assolini, Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab, TechRadar Middle East

sim swapping is a technique of porting the same number to a new sim card of someone else, instead use features like oauth (already developed in 2006) – modern uem solutions ot casb take care about this with checking additional properties, like manged apps or encrypted devices > further secure alternatives below

multi-factor authentication