Google wants users to migrate away from SMS for two-step verification

Google is urging its users to move away from SMS for two-step verification and towards a new prompt feature in order to avoid being compromised by a phishing attack.

The company introduced phone prompts for two-step verification (2-SV) last year, removing the need to enter an SMS code.

The feature runs over an encrypted connection and warns users in real-time about log in attempts to their mobile devices. Users can block these unauthorised attempts.

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