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It Looks Like The Big IT Of The DHS Are Struggling Again With The Little Things.

January 29th, 2018 by davidmore
This appeared last week:DHS offers one-time passcodes for myGov loginBy Allie Coyne on Jan 23, 2018 2:52PM Updated: But early reviews aren't good.Australians can now continue using two-factor authentication on their myGov accounts when overseas or out of mobile range through new one-time access codes.But early reaction to the service has not been as positive as the Department of Human Services might have hoped.The myGov Access mobile app - available on Android and iOS as of last month - replaces the SMS code or secret questions and answers that have until now been required with a person's username and password to log into the online service portal.The one-time codes address an issue with SMS two-factor authentication that meant users who were unable to receive an SMS based on their network coverage faced being locked out of their myGov account.DHS previously advised users in such situations to switch off two-factor SMS authentication prior to entering an SMS...

This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.
 
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