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News Bytewidely publicized security breach, Evernote said it planned to add additional security features to its product, according to a statement made to Information Week on Tuesday. The plan is to roll out “two-factor authentication” later in the year, which typically involves sending a code to a user’s separate device (often a cellphone) that is then used during login. Google and Facebook both use the security feature.
News Byteofficial Twitter account, which has a following of upward of 100,000 users, was hijacked by hackers on Monday morning, resulting in multiple vulgar tweets streaming from the verified account. It seems to be the handiwork of Anonymous, which is claiming responsibility from its own official Twitter account. Twitter did not respond to a request for comment. Update: As of 10:15 am PT, the Burger King account has been suspended.
News Byteclaimed responsibility. Users who click on infected Tumblr sites are spammed with a flood of racist messages. At approximately 10:27 am PT, a Tumblr spokeswoman told AllThingsD: “Tumblr engineers have resolved the issue of the viral post attack that affected a few thousand Tumblr blogs earlier today. Thank you for your patience.”