Sep 25, 2020

Still using SMS codes, really?

The use of SMS codes to authenticate users has long since passed its zenith, but this method is still used all over the world in various industries as a supposedly secure 2FA login. This method is also still considered secure by regulators, especially in the financial services industry or the health sector. This is surprising, in view of the known security risks and the increasing number of cyber attacks.

Apr 8, 2020

ASK DR. SECURITY: What exactly is a SIM-Swapping Attack?

Dr. Security gives tips and answers questions related to cyber security. This time it’s about SIM Swapping attacks and the threat they pose to SMS-based authentication.

Dec 13, 2019

ASK DR. SECURITY: Why do I receive an SMS when I make a payment via eBanking?

Dr. Security gives tips and answers questions related to cyber security. This time it’s about the security of payments via eBanking.

Sep 14, 2018

Leave SMS authentication in the past where it belongs

News of Reddit and social media platforms falling victims to hackers and having their users’ data stolen have been filling up our news feed lately.

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