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Hackers Exploited Biggest Vulnerability of Two-Factor Authentication: You
7 June 2017, 10:23 pm

Two-factor authentication is a great way to secure your account, but even this method has a weakness that you might not even expect: you.

This might be a bit confusing, but in truth you have to be extra careful about every web page you visit. According to the top-secret NSA document leaked to The Intercept, Russian intelligence agents managed to successfully hack the computers of US election officials ahead of the 2016 presidential election. In that very same document, Mashable points out there's a slide which shows that hackers found a way to get around two-factor authentication by asking people for the verification codes they received on their... (read more)

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