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After Hacking Incident, Social Startup Buffer Boosts Security Measures

Buffer, a social media management app for businesses, announced on Tuesday that it will now offer two-factor authentication security for its users. The additional security measures require a user to validate their identity with their smartphone before logging in to the service, a feature also offered by Facebook, Google and others. The feature comes just one month after Buffer was hacked and used to post spam to some user accounts.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik