Two-Factor Authentication Might Not Keep You Safe

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The online security “best practice” is still vulnerable to phishing attacks. Here’s how two-factor authentication is supposed to work: You log in to your bank account or email inbox, and after correctly entering your password, you are prompted to confirm the login through an app on your cellphone, a one-time code sent to you via text message or email, a physical YubiKey device or even a phone call.

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