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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.
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.