Monday, April 17, 2017

Twitter now supports two-factor authentication apps, here’s how to secure your account

If you wanted to lock down your Twitter account and make it harder for hackers to break in, you’d either have to turn on SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA) or generate a one-time login code. But now, you can use handy third-party authentication apps like Google Authenticator and Authy. Android Police heard from a Twitter developer that the company had added support for third-party authentication some months ago, but didn’t announce it publicly. Still, it’s better late than never for those of us who want to keep our accounts safe from pesky hackers (and I hope that includes you, Mark Zuckerberg).…

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