Twitter security password settings

With all the attention that President Trump’s Twitter account has received, perhaps the most startling is how vulnerable it is – at least his new @POTUS account, along with @FLOTUS and @VP. According to online sources, they are at risk because they haven’t selected a very basic security feature that requires the user to provide a phone number or email address to reset the password. Currently, the security setting in place for these accounts allows anyone to click on “forgot password” and type in the user handle. The following message says “we found the following information associated with your account” and gives a partially hidden email address to which it will send a password recovery link. If a hacker can guess that password and breach that email system, the hacker also now controls that Twitter account.

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