website statistics

After the recent hack episode which stole 250,000 Twitter account credential, the micro-blogging website may soon implement two-step login authentication.
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...

Twitter has suffered a number of security breaches over the years. More than once, the hackers have broken into its systems and made away with user data, including usernames and passwords. One such incident happened only a few days ago. Apparently, to put an end to this, Twitter is now considering implementing two-step login verification.


Twitter

Two-step login authentication has already been implemented in a number of other online services. These include the likes of Gmail and Facebook. Over time, the feature has proved truly useful in that it effectively thwarts most attempts to break into a given account.

In two-step authentication, the popular approach is to send a code to the user’s personal mobile number when someone tries to log in to his account. Only when that specific code is entered in the second process does the system allow the login process to complete. In this way, even if some hacker is able to find your password, you’ll be alerted the moment he tries to log in.

Twitter has now listed a new job opening which seeks a software engineer who can implement ‘multifactor authentication.’ This is a clear hint at where the micro-blogging website is headed with its security. When Twitter was asked about it, the company stated that it had nothing ‘specific to share.’

Source: Twitter

Courtesy: Gizmodo

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


Mozilla Sends Out Invitations For Press Conference At MWC

Huawei And Microsoft Announce To Bring Low Cost Windows Phone For Africans
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On February 5, 2013(3 years, 3 months ago.)

You May Also Like:

What Do You Think?

Leave a Reply




Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.


Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Even if iPhone is muted, still Siri's voice is loudly chime. Now you can change the setting to silence Siri using your iPhone's mute switch.
Check out how to teach Siri about nicknames and relationships of the important people in your life in order to make your life easier.
Has your iPhone suddenly turned black & white? Check out this tutorial to know possible reasons & how to fix iPhone screen with few taps.
Check out this tutorial to download FREE movies and TV Shows streaming Showbox app and install it on your Android smartphone or tablet.
Parental Controls allows you to put restrictions on apps or content that can or can not be used by anyone else on your Apple iPhone or iPad.
If you want to print from iPhone without using any computer, check this out to connect and print wirelessly right from the Apple device.
Using Siri, anyone can bypass the Passcode even if iPhone or iPad is locked. Check out this to know how you can disable Siri on lock screen.
Floatify will let you quick reply to the messages or emails through notification bar using your Android Lollipop or Marshmallow.
If you do not know to do face swap, check out this tutorial to learn how the new Snapchat face swapping feature actually works.
Facebook has released the Live video streaming feature and we will show you how to go live using the Facebook app for Android or Apple.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook