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Improve MFA security by using replacing SMS code digits with emoji
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epriestley, Feb 2 2019

Description

It turns out that emoji work fine over SMS.

Current less-secure behavior:

Your MFA code is: 01234567

Proposed more-secure behavior:

Your MFA code is: ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ† ๐ŸŽ ๐ŸŽบ ๐Ÿถ ๐Ÿ’ฏ ๐Ÿš‘

This seems like a strictly better scheme.

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epriestley triaged this task as Low priority.Feb 2 2019, 6:46 PM
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epriestley renamed this task from Improve MFA security by using replacing digits with emoji to Improve MFA security by using replacing SMS code digits with emoji.Feb 2 2019, 6:46 PM
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