Why Texting Authentication Is Not Secure

Don Wickelgren
September 23, 2021

Texting a code to access your bank account or any other you want secured has been hacked for years. The ways it was hacked was not clear to the average person. Here, however, is a clear way they steal your messages.

Just don’t use texts anymore and ask the banks… Please upgrade your methods.

Reference: https://theconversation.com/how-hackers-can-use-message-mirroring-apps-to-see-all-your-sms-texts-and-bypass-2fa-security-165817


Don Wicklegren is Xilium's founder. He is a technologist by profession who started his career pre-internet in remote medical technology and learning. He has worked in both small and large corporations with world-wide remote staff and became a part of the team who developed the first commercial internet. As an entrepreneur, he started his first technology company in 2001. In Xilium, he focuses on innovating solutions for the US healthcare system.