Researchers found telcos are implementing the successor to SMS in ways that make text messages more vulnerable.
Read the service notice that explains why old text messages suddenly showed up on people’s phones this week.
Several people reported receiving old, random texts in the middle of the night.
This could make people think twice about using a phone number to secure their account at all.
Verizon’s new fees on app to phone long code messages was designed to counter robotexts, not stop teachers from assigning homework.
Amber alert hacking, polyglots, and switching centers.
The search giant wants Hangouts to become a Slack-like chat app for teams, and is consequently stripping out features intended for everyday people.
SMS-based two-factor authentication has got a lot of bad press recently. But the fact is the majority of people have a lot to gain from it.
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