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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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