Tag: SMS

Privacy, Security

SMS-based two-factor authentication is being phased out

July 27, 2016

Via: TechSpot

Two-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to your logins by asking for a verification code after you sign in with your credentials. But not every method for retrieving this verification code is secure in itself. To that end […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Google wants to help carriers replace SMS with a better messaging platform

February 23, 2016

Via: TechSpot

Google is partnering with mobile operators across the world to push a replacement technology for SMS called Rich Communications Services (RCS). The standard would enable more advanced features found in today’s messaging apps like the ability to send photos and […]