The security of your Twitter account becomes a lot easier as the social network announced that users now have the option to use a security key as the only form of two-factor authentication (2FA).
While any form of 2FA can help further protect your online accounts, physical security keys are the most effective way to do it. This is because security keys have built-in protection to ensure that the information stored on them cannot be used to access your accounts, even if it is used on a phishing site.
At the same time, security keys also transfer protection against phishing attempts from a human to a hardware device. You can even distinguish between legitimate and malicious websites while blocking phishing attempts that SMS verification codes can’t.
Committed to security
Twitter has been a vocal advocate of using some form of 2FA to secure its online accounts for a while. For example, in 2018 the social network added …