REUTERS/Regis DuvignauThe AP's Twitter account was hacked yesterday to put out a false report of bombs going off in the White House.
Wired reports that when you log in from a new location, Twitter's system will ask you for your password as usual, but will also send an additional randomized login to your mobile device – as Wired put it , "accessing an account requires having two things: something you know (the password) and something you have (a previously registered device)."
We'll see when Twitter ultimately rolls out its two-step solution, but take extra care with your passwords in the meantime.
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