SMS based 2-Factor Authentication is broken - PCFIXIT Business IT Solutions

SMS based 2-Factor Authentication is broken

SMS based 2-Factor Authentication is broken

SMS based 2-Factor Authentication is broken/obsolete

Another customer has had their ID stolen and Mobile Number ported out to a another carrier, with the hackers accessing their paypal account and transferring $6000.. this is only the start of it…

These days a Password is not enough – We advise all customers to use a Password Generator to generate individual passwords for each login and use a Authenticator – Whether it be Google Authenticator/Lastpass Authenticator or even a Google Titan Security Key

If your all confused about this, contact our team on 07 5522 1120 and we’ll guide you on best practice security procedures

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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Given the ongoing situation relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Australia


Our whole team have completed an eLearning course in COVID-19 Infection Control Training from the Department of Health to ensure that we know the most up to date advice on how to minimise spread and the best hygiene practices.


The rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here at PCFIXIT Business IT Solutions still aims to maintain a "business as usual" approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal


Please follow these instructions when attending our office to drop-off or pickup your device

- Please avoid any physical greetings such as shaking hands with any of our technicians.


- Please always respect the guidelines provided by the WHO (World Health Organization) and maintain a safe 1.5 to 2 metres distance with any of our technicians.


- Please note that we have stopped accepting cash as a prevention method against the new COVID-19. 


Please respect our guidelines and requirements to make it possible for us to help you while staying safe and sound. Revisit our website to keep on track with any new updates regarding the current situation.


Stay healthy and wash your hands!




Tim McKew

Director– PCFIXIT Business IT Solutions

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