Telegram adds two-step verification with One Time Passwords

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Telegram adds two-step verification with One Time Passwords

To guarantee security and privacy chat app Telegram has added two-step verification (2FA). Telegram users can activate 2FA in their settings menu.

Two-step verification allows users to setup a password every time they log into their account from a new device. Next to the regular password Telegram sends an SMS message containing a one-time password, which can be used only a limited time.

Unauthorised access

Telegram warns its users they must not forget the first password or they won’t be able to access their account. By implementing 2FA in their app Telegram hopes less accounts accessed unauthorised and are less vulnerable for breaches and hackers.

Desktop & Tablet

Telegram launched desktop and tablet versions of its chat app, which more or less required adding 2FA. 

About CM:

Companies are always looking for the best way to reach their consumers and the rise of mobile technology offers them new opportunities to achieve this goal.

Founded in 1999, CM helps companies to interact with their customers through a multi-use mobile platform for SMS, Push notifications and Authenticator.

In addition to various messaging services, the platform also provides solutions for calling through SIP trunking, SMS Analytics for companies, phone number validation and online identification solutions such as two-factor authentication (2FA).

We offer a hybrid solution for companies to reach their target audience, anytime and anywhere.

We offer a range of mobile services for a broad range of industries

Retail: Enhance customer loyalty and engagement through mobile
Travel & Hospitality: Prolong the customer journey in travel & hospitality
Healthcare: Cost reductions and efficient healthcare through our platform
Education: Engage and interact with students, teachers and parents
Fundraising: Easier, user friendly and more accessible donations
Government: Remove the gap between government and citizens
Finance: Improve global service with an extra layer of security

Besides the many platform features, CM also delivers some premium custom built solutions, like app development services. We keep focused on delivering the best services possible for you to reach your audience.

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