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

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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.

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