If you aren’t using two-factor authentication for your devices and accounts with sensitive data, then you’re doing yourself a disservice. Most websites and services won’t allow you to opt out of dual-factor authentication these days, but if you are given the option, definitely take it as it’s a useful tool to combat scammers. But even the dirtiest, most rotten of good-for-nothing con people are using the term to try and separate you from your account data, like this latest Snapchat text message scam.

What is the Snapchat 2FA text message scam?

If you’re a die-hard Snapchat user then you’ve probably received a message or two or 20 about your device getting pinged for dual-factor authentication requests. Tons of users have reported the issue, like Alex Zaboura who tweeted: “Alright so it seems everyone is getting 2FA texts. It’s been happening to me today since the afternoon. I think it’s prolly [sic] a glitch in the system or something because even…

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