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12.20.17
Twitter two-factor authentication can work solely via third-party apps
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Twitter two-factor authentication can work solely via third-party apps

You no longer need to offer text messaging to get into your account.

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09.29.17
Google rumored to replace 2-factor with 'Advanced Protection' keys
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Google rumored to replace 2-factor with 'Advanced Protection' keys

Made for VIPs, it could arrive as a response to last year's DNC hack.

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07.16.17
Facebook rebuffs Pakistan request to link accounts to phone numbers
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Facebook rebuffs Pakistan request to link accounts to phone numbers

It's more concerned with protecting rights than tackling fake users.

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07.11.16
iOS users report Apple ID lockouts (update: temporary fix)
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iOS users report Apple ID lockouts (update: temporary fix)

It's a particular problem if you're using a beta, but password issues have affected others, too.

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06.10.16
Hacker hijacks @Deray by redirecting his Verizon phone number
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Hacker hijacks @Deray by redirecting his Verizon phone number

Two-factor authentication texts went to the hacker's phone instead, no password needed.

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