Twitter tests the two-step verification feature ‘to protect user accounts




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Twitter test feature “two-step verification” to protect user accounts

Began micro-blogging site “Twitter” test feature “two-step verification” in order to increase the security options for user accounts on the site, according to a report published site Wired technical.

The report said that this feature is still available for a specific number of users that are “Twitter” provided later to all users of the site.

It should be noted that the weakness of security in the “Twitter” recently led penetrate many accounts dating back to news agencies and international organizations, as the agency “Associated Press” on Tuesday to suspend the account on the site after being hacked and publish Tweets false claimed two explosions in the White House and wounding President “Barack Obama” Geraúhma, as confirmed by the International Federation of Football “FIFA” the first Monday penetrate accounts on Twitter, including the expense of the President of the Federation, Joseph Blatter, as well as the Special Account for the World Cup, as announced by the Syrian army-mail in favor of the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria last February claimed responsibility for the break through an account controlled by the French news agency on twitter.

The move from Twitter, if true, a bit late compared to other companies, such as Microsoft, which recently announced activate two-step verification for the user accounts for their services, as Apple and Google has so previously.



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