Microsoft preps two-factor account authentication: Twitter next?

Microsoft preps two-factor account authentication: Twitter next?

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New Microsoft is prepping two-factor authentication for its Microsoft accounts, according to a report by Microsoft news site LiveSide. This is an optional feature designed to thwart hackers and prevent accounts from being hijacked. Once enabled by the user, the feature will require a user to enter a code generated by...
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