Doesn't message forwarding negate two-factor authorization?

Discussion in 'iOS 8' started by Gjwilly, Aug 10, 2015.

  1. Gjwilly macrumors 68030

    May 1, 2011
    SF Bay Area
    Ever since iOS added message forwarding, whenever I've had to perform a two-factor authorization, the code has been sent to all of my devices simultaneously -- including the one I'm trying to authorize.
    Seems like the whole security aspect of having two-factor authorization has been side-stepped.
  2. cynics macrumors G4

    Jan 8, 2012
    Forwarding can only be setup from the device to begin with. So someone trying to get that code would need to have your phone anyway to set up forwarding.

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