All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘two-step verification’

Twitter’s Two-Step Authentication Feature: Success or Failure?

With over 500 million registered users, Twitter is flying high among the giants of social media. The fact that the service is in high demand has made it a target for identity thieves looking to use social media networks to victimize people. Phishing scams, for instance, remain a favorite among identity thieves. One particular scam involves direct messages sent to …

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Twitter Updates Its Mobile Apps With Login Verification

In late May, Twitter finally launched two-step verification. The tool was introduced as a way to hopefully cut down on the number of high profile Twitter account hacks that left many celebrities and brands dealing with minor PR disasters. Now Twitter has updated its verification process to be even more secure. Twitter announced today that users can now use their …

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LinkedIn Unveils Two-Step Verification on the Heels of Twitter

Following Twitter’s recent announcement, LinkedIn has just launched their own two-step verification feature. “At LinkedIn, we are constantly looking for ways to improve the security of our members’ accounts. All LinkedIn accounts are already protected by a series of automatic checks that are designed to thwart unauthorized sign-in attempts. Now, we are introducing a new optional feature that adds another …

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Twitter Finally Launches Two-Step Verification

After a series of high-profile hacks and calls from the user base, Twitter has finally unveiled their form of two-step verification. “Every day, a growing number of people log in to Twitter. Usually these login attempts come from the genuine account owners, but we occasionally hear from people whose accounts have been compromised by email phishing schemes or a breach …

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Twitter Two-Step Verification Finally on the Horizon [REPORT]

Following Tuesday’s hack of the AP’s Twitter account that temporarily tanked the stock market and showed just how powerful a false tweet can be, Twitter is looking to slowly roll out two-step verification to some users. According to Wired, Twitter has such a system currently undergoing internal testing, and they will soon begin to roll it out “incrementally.” Two-step verification, …

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