Mobile image sharer and chat app Snapchat has deployed two-factor authentication. Snapchat experienced a major data breach in 2013.
Snapchat’s version 9.9.0 lets users opt-in for User Verification and login to Snapchat on new devices using a One Time Passwords via sms to verify. The new feature can be activated on iOS and Android.
The extra security is the newest effort to increase platform security. In December 2013. 4.6 million email addresses and names were breached. 2FA makes en-masse hijacking more difficult and provides protection to Snapchat’s Snapcash money transfer system.
Popular chat apps and other social media networks en-masse push more security on their platforms by enabling two-factor authentication. SMS passwords have become the standard in social media secure user verification.
To enable Login Verification please follow these steps:
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