Scammers can easily phish your multi-factor authentication codes – here’s how to avoid it

More and more websites and services are making multi-factor-authentication (MFA) mandatory, which makes it much harder for cybercriminals to access your accounts. That’s a great thing. But as security evolves, so do cybercriminals who are always looking for new ways to scam us.

A type of phishing we’re calling authentication-in-the-middle is showing up in online media. While these techniques, named after man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks, have existed for a while, they appear to be gaining traction now.

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Source: Malwarebytes labs

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