LinkedIn is the latest social media platform to activate a two-step SMS service. According to Tech Crunch, LinkedIn is on board with Twitter, Facebook, Google and Microsoft to help users protect themselves from hackers or phishing scams.
India’s railway system will be launching a pilot SMS service that allows booking via text message July 1st.
Bank phishing is the latest SMS scam, accounting for about 153 million text messages in May. Protect yourselves from this growing trend.
Before the official presidential election, citizens of Iran were able to express who they wanted to be the next president through a virtual election. A two-step authentication program via text message or phone call protected votes.
There is a nationwide SMS water alert system provided by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
Businesses decreased energy use by 20 percent by participating in a company-wide text alert system.