The first generation of "2FA" was the "token" or "key fob" that required a user to carry an extra device with them to verify their identity. Users disliked carrying extra devices and it was proven to be easily hackable.
The second generation is the "soft token" that uses a cell phone or other device as the authentication mechanism. These are an improvement, but are complex to install and maintain… and expensive. Plus, they are less secure than TextKey™ because they can be "spoofed" and leave an opening on the web site login that can be hacked because of the immense power of hacking programs on a standard desktop PC.
TextKey™ is the only authentication service that works by sending a message FROM your cell phone for verification. It uses patent-pending technology that can defend your web site from attack by having someone verify their identity simply by sending a text message from their cell phone.
Cell phones have replaced cameras, calculators, voice recorders, boarding passes and flashlights. Now it replaces security tokens, too, making it easy to verify identities. TextKey™ is:
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TextPower's services are compatible with all major cellular carriers including:
Alltel, AT&T, Boost Mobile, Cellcom, Cellular One, Cellular South, Cincinnati Bell, Cricket, Nextel, nTelos, Sprint PCS, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile and many others