Snapchat 2FA Text Message Scam - Two-Factor Authentication SMS

The Snapchat 2FA text message scam below is being sent by cybercriminals who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them their 6-digit two-factor authentication or 2FA code. If the cybercriminals are sent the requested 6-digit code, they will use it to hack and hijacked their potential victims' accounts. Once they have gotten access to the hijacked accounts, they will use them maliciously.

Snapchat 2FA Text Message Scam - Two-Factor Authentication SMS
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The Snapchat 2FA Text Message Scam

Snapchat 2FA Text Message Scam SMS

Hello "Name",

We recently noticed a suspicious sign-in attempt to your Snapchat account from IP address 209.141.50.109 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

Snapchat Privacy Center

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:

If Your Account Has Been Hacked

If your account has been hacked and you can no longer access it, please contact Snapchat by clicking here for help recovery it.

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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