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Sam Schlinkert

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Social Media Producer — CNN

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Nov 17, 2017

RT @donie: NEW: — One of Russia’s most notorious Twitter trolls, “Jenna Abrams,” claims to be back, Twitter is “looking into…

Nov 16, 2017

@lorenzoFB @josephfcox Separately but relatedly, in 2FA section I'd explain that most services will give you back-up codes when you enable 2FA for when/if lose phone (my dad's 1st question when I explained 2FA: "What happens when I lose my phone?"). Stress the importance of keeping them somewhere safe

Nov 16, 2017

@lorenzoFB @josephfcox yes, pretty sure it does, but if you're discouraging the use of SMS-based 2FA due to fears of phone/SIM card jacking, it's a little strange not to at least mention that unless changed by the user, Google allows password reset via SMS.

Nov 16, 2017

@lorenzoFB @josephfcox Sorry, _one more_ thing I thought of-- maybe a little more in the weeds, but: Consider disabling SMS password recovery option after enabling a non-SMS-based 2nd factor, especially on often-critical Google account

Nov 16, 2017

@lorenzoFB @josephfcox 🙌 Also, Facebook has a similar "Security Checkup" walk-through thing that I just found recently

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