Twitter’s 2-factor authentication has a serious problem


Adding an extra layer of security to your online accounts is a fundamental step to protect your digital life from hackers, but what’s the point if the new methods are just as vulnerable as the old ones?

It’s a question some Twitter users are asking after discovering that the two-factor authentication on their accounts isn’t as secure as it seems. 

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But let’s back up for a second. No matter who you are, having your Twitter hacked would be a major bummer. In the case of political figures like Donald Trump, however, a hijacked account means more than just a headache — think of the havoc a fake policy pronouncement could wreak? Read more…

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