Twitter looks to add two-factor authentication to stop password hacks

Twitter looks to add two-factor authentication to stop password hacks

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New Twitter is looking to add another layer of protection to its user authentication. After having at least 250,000 accounts' passwords compromised in an attack against its service last week, Twitter apparently plans to implement two-factor authentication as an option to help users better protect their accounts—or at least it's...
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