Twitter should have two factor authentication. Just ask AP and Dow Jones

Well, if you thought this was embarrassing…

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… this is even worse:

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The Syrian Electronic Army has (once again) claimed responsibility, and it certainly looks like their handiwork.

Come on Twitter, give us two-factor authentication. It won’t make Twitter hacks impossible, but certainly will make things much harder for the bad guys.


Graham Cluley is an award-winning keynote speaker who has given presentations around the world about cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. A veteran of the computer security industry since the early 1990s, he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows, makes regular media appearances, and is the co-host of the popular "Smashing Security" podcast. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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