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[liberationtech] Receiving phone verification and 2-Step Verification codes through a 'number inside Iran'

Collin Anderson collin at
Fri Jan 16 08:23:12 PST 2015

On Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 10:42 AM, Nariman Gharib < at>

> I want to know anybody here know is it a big deal or not and how we can
> solve this issue?

Their SMS partner probably now has a relationship with a local
telecommunications services company. I'm not sure it's anymore dangerous
than if the messages were from an international number since it's all
equally accessible to interception, which is not to say there isn't
concerns in that regards. I should hope those codes wouldn't be generated
by a service accessible by Iranian authorities.

*Collin David Anderson* | @cda | Washington, D.C.
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