Twitter Gets More Secure

first_imgDo yourself a favor. Go to Twitter, log in, click the Settings link in the upper right hand corner, tick the Always use HTTPS box, and then hit Save. The microblogging service last night announced that, thanks to public outcry, it has improved security with the addition of an always-on HTTPS option.The feature is particularly helpful when using the service over Wi-Fi and other public networks. Even with the feature enabled, however, mobile browsers won’t default to the secure connection–users need to go directly to for that. According to a blog post, Twitter is working on a solution that works across the sites.AdChoices广告The need for a secure connection received a good deal of public attention earlier in the month after actor Ashton Kutcher’s account was hacked [see: above], sending out pro SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) messages to his 6.3 million followers.last_img

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