The Snapchat 2FA Text Message Scam
We recently noticed a suspicious sign-in attempt to your Snapchat account from IP address 126.96.36.199 near Lubbock, Texas. If you did not sign-in from this location, please reply to this alert with the 6-digit reset code that we have sent to you in a separate notification. If you did authorize this sign-in attempt, please ignore this alert
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Remember, you should never send or share your Snapchat two-factor authentication or 2FA code with anyone. The code is for your eyes only. If you asked to send your code, it means someone is attempting to hack your account. Therefore, you should not send your code and should delete the message requesting the code.
This is how a Snapchat 2FA text message looks like:
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How two-factor authentication works
Two-factor authentication adds a second login step in addition to your Snapchat username and password.
When two-factor authentication is turned on and you log in on a new device, you’ll be asked to enter a Login Code. Snapchat will send you this Login Code in a text message, or you can get it from a special authenticator app on your device. This code should never be shared with anyone.
For more information, click here.
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