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iMessage not Syncing between iOS & Mac de… - Apple Community
If you have an iPhone, the text messages that you send and receive on your iPhone can appear on your Mac, iPad, and iPod touch as well. You can then continue the conversation from whichever device is closest to you.

Set up SMS and MMS messaging

Use this feature with any Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that meets the Continuity system requirements. Make sure that your devices are set up as follows:
apple  macos  iphone  setup  imessage  sms 
12 days ago by barabasz
txxt
Use your SMS texts as a notetaker. Found this on HackerNews
app  SMS  notes  Phone  HackerNews 
14 days ago by lost_in_space
Reddit Breach Highlights Limits of SMS-Based Authentication — Krebs on Security
What’s interesting about the incident is that it showcases once again why relying on mobile text messages (SMS) for two-factor authentication (2FA) can lull companies and end users into a false sense of security.
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In one common scenario, known as a SIM-swap, the attacker masquerading as the target tricks the target’s mobile provider into tying the customer’s service to a new SIM card that the bad guys control. A SIM card is the tiny, removable chip in a mobile device that allows it to connect to the provider’s network. Customers can request a SIM swap when their existing SIM card has been damaged, or when they are switching to a different phone that requires a SIM card of another size.

Another typical scheme involves mobile number port-out scams, wherein the attacker impersonates a customer and requests that the customer’s mobile number be transferred to another mobile network provider. In both port-out and SIM swap schemes, the victim’s phone service gets shut off and any one-time codes delivered by SMS (or automated phone call) get sent to a device that the attackers control.
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The most popular maker of security keys — Yubico — sells the basic model for $20, with more expensive versions that are made to work with mobile devices. The keys are available directly from Yubico, or via Amazon.com. Yubico also includes a running list of sites that currently support keys for authentication.
authentication  sms  mobile  2fa  password  security 
15 days ago by some_hren
Twitter
RT : Den einfach per oder bezahlen - das in wird immer beliebter.…
SMS  App  Handyparken  Magdeburg  Parkschein  from twitter
15 days ago by tmmd
SMS 2FA is bad
Reddit had a security breach because someone hijacked an administrator's cell phone
sms  2fa  twofactor  hijacking  badtech  security  reddit 
16 days ago by nelson
txxt
text notes to a toll-free number
& view them on the web
app  notes  sms 
17 days ago by anderspollack

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