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Online security: your two-factor authorization checklist

Online security: your two-factor authorization checklist  http://www.pcworld.com/article/2036298/online-security-your-two-factor-authorization-checklist.html#tk.nl_secur Twitter reportedly is getting ready to roll out two-factor authentication in the coming weeks—a development that comes not a moment too soon as the company’s current security efforts fall short. Take Tuesday, when … Continue reading

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Twitter Resets User Passwords in Wake of Phishing Attack

Sarah Jacobsson, PCWorld http://www.pcworld.com/article/188392/twitter_resets_user_passwords_in_wake_of_phishing_attack.html Early Tuesday, Twitter says it had to reset the passwords of a small number of accounts compromised in an external phishing attack. “As part of Twitter’s ongoing security efforts, we reset passwords for a small number … Continue reading

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Finjan offers free SecureTwitter browser plug-in

June 25, 2009 12:41 PM PDT by Elinor Mills cnet.news.com Finally, there’s a tool that can help prevent people from clicking on URLs that appear to come from friends on Twitter and other social media sites but which lead to … Continue reading

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Twitter search sites: The three best, and all the rest

June 25, 2009 4:00 AM PDT by Rafe Needleman CNET News Article Twitter’s own search engine. (Credit: Screenshot by Rafe Needleman/CNET) To follow what’s happening in the real world, you need real-time search. Google doesn’t have it (yet). Neither do … Continue reading

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Iran protests meet the social Web: What we’ve learned

June 17th, 2009 Posted by Larry Dignan @ 4:09 am http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/?p=19845&tag=nl.e019 The aftermath of the Iranian election has provided quite a case study of the intersection between social media, the increasing difficulty of censorship and government affairs. As most folks … Continue reading

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Oh, the irony: ‘Twitter’ used to be whaling slang

May 7, 2009 12:02 PM PDT by Caroline McCarthy news.cnet.com Whenever Twitter’s servers take a tumble–which, longtime users undoubtedly recall, used to be pretty frequently–the microblogging service brings up an image of a whale being lifted out of the water … Continue reading

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Twitter Mania Has Got to Stop

ARTICLE DATE: 04.28.09 By  John C. Dvorak pcmag.com TWEET: I’m writing a column. I’ve actually never seen anything (since CB radio) become so popular so fast after a start that was fairly normal. Somewhere along the way, the Twitter system … Continue reading

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Twitter: Under attack

We all knew it was going to happen sooner or later. So it’s no surprise that Twitter is under attack. The important thing now is knowing what to do about it. Date: April 21st, 2009 Author: Michael Kassner Techrepublic.com Twitter … Continue reading

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Oprah and Ashton Will Destroy Twitter

04.16.09 These crazy celebrities don’t get Twitter, their new followers don’t get Twitter, and together they are bound to ruin it for good. by Lance Ulanoff PCMag.com Evan Williams (Twitter’s co-founder “ev”) may be all a-twitter about tomorrow’s big Twitter … Continue reading

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Nine Ways to Use Twitter

03.23.09 Disregard the hype and the haters; Twitter is a powerful platform with plenty of practical uses. by John C. Dvorak PCMag.com Article Have you been following the crazy ink that Twitter has been getting? The microblogging service is all … Continue reading

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