'The 1100 can apparently be reprogrammed to use someone else's phone number, which would also let the device receive text messages. That capability opens up an opportunity for online banking fraud."If true, then an SMS to a cell phone would no longer be reliable for two factor authentication. Impersonate a person's phone long enough to log into their bank account? That'd be amusing.
SMS as Two Factor Authentication Spoofable?
Speculation as to why there is an apparent rush to buy a certain model of an old Nokia cell phone.
Posted on: April 22, 2009
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