Twitter just made securing your account way more convenient

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Twitter just made securing your account way more convenientLet’s be real: Some forms of online security are a pain in the ass. That doesn’t, however, mean they aren’t necessary.

On Wednesday, Twitter announced a change that will make properly securing accounts, and using those secured Twitter accounts on mobile devices, significantly more convenient. Going forward, people who have chosen to lock down their Twitter accounts with security keys will be able to use those keys to log in via Android or iOS. 

This update is an important one, because it means people worried about hackers targeting their Twitter accounts — think high follower-counts valuable for promoting cryptocurrency scams — can now use the most rigorous form of account protection while still easily accessing Twitter on their phones. Previously, the only way to use a security key for login verification was on twitter.com. Read more…

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