April 2, 2024, 7:45 p.m. | theepankaja

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Imagine this: you've integrated a robust 2-step verification (2FA) system using Twilio for OTP delivery, feeling confident about your user security. But then, a wave of confusion hits your team. OTP codes are flying out, yet your backend logs show no record of user requests. Panic sets in – is it a security breach? An internal threat?

This scenario, though unsettling, might be a case of a sneaky cybercrime tactic known as SMS pumping.

What is SMS Pumping?

SMS pumping, …

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