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Twitter Adds Always Secure Option

Twitter has joined Facebook in adding a profile configuration to always use a secured HTTPS connection for routine tweeting and reading after you log in to the company’s Web site; the login was already secure. Using HTTPS protects you against sidejacking in a public location where someone with Firesheep or other software could hijack your identity by sniffing a Twitter token without needing to know your account name and password. Log in, click your name at the upper right, select Settings, and scroll down to enable the option.

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