Two-factor SSH authentication via Google secures Linux logins

Tuesday, June 21 2011 @ 06:24 AM CST

Contributed by: Linegod

When Google introduced two-factor authentication for the Google and Google Apps accounts, they also created a pluggable authentication module (PAM) for Linux. This is great news for people running Linux servers who want to protect their remotely-accessible SSH accounts with two-factor authentication. For free.

Read the full thing at http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/opensource/two-factor-ssh-authentication-via-google-secures-linux-logins/2607

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