Twitter working on two-factor authentication

According to reports, Twitter is in the middle of testing two-factor authentication, which it plans to push to users in the near future.


The report from Wired suggests that “two-step verification” will be making its way to Twitter following several calls for stronger Twitter security in light of recent hacking incidents. Two-step verification requires users to offer 2 pieces of information to verify their identification. The news follows that hacking of the Associated Press’ Twitter account, which tweeted allegations of two explosions at the White House, citing injuries to President Obama.

Twitter posted a job related to software engineering, particularly security and the detection of fraudulent login.


Via: Mashable

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