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Brilliant phishing attack probes sent mail, sends fake attachments

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Re: can be saved by two factor authentication

All it takes is for one of your friends or family to have created a contact with your email and phone number, and bam, google/facebook/whoever will now get your phone number every time your friend clicks the "sure I'd love to give you full access to my address book!" button.

So next time you think someone's a friendless loner, maybe they're just being security-concious!

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