Twitter upping security to thwart government hacking

    Date27 Nov 2013
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Following in the footsteps of other tech companies, Twitter is beefing up its security to make it harder for outsiders -- including the government -- to uncover data, the company announced Friday. Twitter has added forward secrecy, a security measure that uses temporary, individual keys to encrypt each Web session, instead of relying on a single master key.
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