One of the many ways that people try and secure their data is through Multifactored Authentication. In recent months, hackers have found a way to push people’s tolerance to their limits and use multifactor authentication against those who have set it up.
Multifactor Authentication. (MFA) is the process of using outside apps or technology to be able to log into your various devices and accounts. Things like a passcode sent to your phone, an app that you download or even request a button to press to be let into their accounts. In theory, if it operates correctly, you can control who gets let into your accounts.
Hackers have figured out ways to trick you into giving them MFA prompts in the past. Social engineering can trick people into handing over their MFA codes. This can range from a simple email to tricking your phone. This is why many companies will have a disclaimer that will not ask for certain information to protect themselves from liability.