Google wants you to stop using its SMS two-factor sign-in


SMS isn’t secure, so Google will start pushing its users across to its prompt-based 2-Step Verification

Starting next week, Google will make a significant step towards moving users off two-step verification sign-in delivered by SMS.

Google has continued to support SMS for two-factor authentication despite the National Institute of Standards and Technology last year deprecating it from its preferred list of out-of-band authentication methods

Src & more; http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-wants-you-to-stop-using-its-sms-two-factor-sign-in/ 

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