Authy got hacked, and 33 million user phone numbers were stolen

Twilio has updated its iOS Authy two-factor authentication app following a hack that reportedly saw 33 million cellphone numbers being stolen.

Authy got hacked, and 33 million user phone numbers were stolen
Two-factor authentication app Authy has been updated following a hack

Authy is the long-standing two-factor authentication app that is meant to make logging in to services more secure. Most recently, it dropped support for all desktop platforms, including the Mac, in favor of its iPhone and Android apps.

Now Twilio, developer of the app, has confirmed in a blog post that it was hacked, in what it says was a limited way. Without saying how many people were affected, the company says the hack was confined to phone numbers.

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