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Fraud Guard in Authy and Verify v1

The Fraud Guard feature helps prevent SMS related fraud by monitoring your current and historical SMS traffic. When there are unusual fluctuations in SMS traffic patterns in a specific location, this feature will automatically block the prefix of the destination of the suspected fraud. This feature is available for Authy and Verify v1 with some restrictions. This guide lists the limitations you might encounter when using Fraud Guard in your applications.

Features on Fraud Guard that are available by default to all Authy and Verify v1 customers includes with self serve access:

The following features are not available on self-serve access to Authy and Verify v1 customers. 

  • Enabling/Disabling Fraud Guard on Console
  • Set Fraud Guard Protection Modes: All Authy and Verify v1 customers are onboarded on the default Standard Protection. 

To make these changes, please contact our Twilio Support Team 

Features on Fraud Guard NOT available for Authy and Verify v1 customers

To learn more about Fraud Guard, please visit Verify Fraud Guard. If you want to have access to all Fraud Guard features, please consider migrating to Verify v2, learn more about this in Migrating from the Authy API to the Verify API for SMS 2FA.

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