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Twitter ramps up security after thousands of hacked accounts
It took 250,000 accounts to be hacked for it to happen, but Twitter has updated its jobs listing.
The social media giant is looking for engineers who can create a two-factor authentication option for users who want an added layer of security.
When a hacker uses an unknown device or IP address to access an account, text messages are sent to a trusted mobile device to confirm logins. Other large organizations such as Google and Microsoft already employ similar security measures.
Security experts worry that while most users do not use Twitter to store sensitive information, hackers can use the stolen passwords to login to a victim’s other online accounts.
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