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Twitter Just Added An Extra Layer Of Security To Prevent Your Account From Being Hacked

Dylan Love
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Twitter now offers two-step verification, a means of keep your account extra-secure.

In addition to your standard text-based password, Twitter reveals that it will now send a secondary password to your mobile device too – you have to know the usual password and possess the correct device in order to log in to an account.

This is already a standard with Google services and will go far to get Twitter up to date in terms of security.

This change comes after several major account hacks, such as the AP and Jeep.

Here's how to get your account up to date:

"To get started, visit your account settings page, and select the option “Require a verification code when I sign in”. You’ll need a confirmed email address and a verified phone number. After a quick test to confirm that your phone can receive messages from Twitter, you’re ready to go."


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