Two factor authentication uses two different pieces of information to prove a person's identity.

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How to get rid of “Authenticated with partial success” message when using two factor authentication

On my linux machine I am writing a PAM module for two factor authentication (https://github.com/kb100/signal-authenticator). It works on an opt in basis so if a user doesn't have a ....
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How to setup Recovery Key or something similar for Two-factor authentication for Apple ID?

I have enabled Two-factor authentication for Apple ID. I want to create Recovery Key. On the page Frequently asked questions about two-step verification for Apple ID I read the following: If you ...
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Has the installation of Google Authenticator chaged for CentOS 7?

ANOTHER UPDATE Did some more research and found this link, which talks about the repo issues I had. I'm going to check it out, and if it works, post a modified version for CentOS7. UPDATE So I just ...
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How can I cache Yubikey/U2F credentials when authenticating over SSH (specifically Git)?

I've set up my GitHub account to use U2F using Yubikey (all over SSH) but as I also use a Git bash prompt, so every time I use my terminal, I'm prompted to touch my security key. I don't quite ...
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Can't forward mail to gmail through hosting provider after 2fa configuration

I have multiple forwarding address on my hosting provider (1&1) that send to my personal email address on gmail (let's call it me@gmail.com). Right now it's setup as: me@mydomain.com -> me@...
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PHPStorm SFTP connection using two factor authenticaton (TOTP)

I'm trying to connect with the server in PHPStorm but I'm having trouble because the server uses a two factor authentication (TOTP). I was googling for it, but didn't found anything. Here is my ...
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How to login on a personal Windows system with password and certificate?

Ive been wondering if there's a way I can login in my personal machine (Windows 8.1 Pro x64) with an user-input password and a certificate on a common USB thumb drive. My idea is to, when I want to ...
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SSH with two factor authentication

I am trying to use two factor authentication on my server so that when I ssh from my mac terminal it will ask a username and password as well as performing two factor authentication. I checked and ...
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Multi-factor authentication to 2012 RDS farm, preferably client certs?

Wonder if anybody can give me a steer on this. We use RDS quite heavily but I would like to enhance the security of it, VPN is an option but I would prefer to avoid if possible. Ideally what I'd ...
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Google Chrome 2-step verification does not “stick”

I recently enabled 2-step authentication on my Google account. In general, it works great. However, for Google Chrome, I am able to successfully log in using the 2-step verification, however, after ...
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Linux bootup only with USB dongle

I am currently trying to figure out if there is a way to make Linux only boot if a specific USB dongle is present in one of the USB ports. I tried to find a solution on the internet but couldn't find ...
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Chrome won't complete 2 factor authentication

Google recently added the user switcher to the title bar in Chrome. I've enabled 2 factor authentication on my account, however I can no longer sign into Chrome on my Ubuntu laptop. It shows my name ...
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Can I get Google Authenticator as a stand-alone hardware dongle?

I'm setting up Two-Factor Authentication for our small office that will be used to log in to the corporate web site. The TFA is used via the Google Authenticator app that works great, except for a ...
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Windows logon using Google Authenticator

Do you know if there is a free (or even better, open source) implementation of the Windows login screen to use with Google Authenticator or any time based authenticator. It would be a great/cheap way ...
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Lost access to Gmail [closed]

Here is my situation: Lost SMS service through carrier Reset phone, so lost OTP app Do not have backup codes No other backup phone on account Now I cannot access any of my Gmail accounts I cannot ...
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Adding Authenticator PAM to Linux keyring

The (google) two-factor Authenticator project, which can be used to perform two-factor authentication (with something like the Android Authenticator) includes a PAM (pluggable authentication module) ...
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How does 'Trust this computer' work in Google's 2 step authentication?

I have seen this option 'Trust this computer' feature in Google and some other famous sites. How does this work? What information about my computer is being stored in their server? Or is it based on ...
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Pushing a local repo to a GitHub repo which has dual-factor authentication

I'm trying to push code in my local repo (on an OS X 10.8.5 system with the GitHub app installed and logged into) to a repo I created on GitHub via their website, using the command line. Oddly, when I ...
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Three-step authentication?

I'm using Ubuntu. I'm just wondering if it's possible to have libpam-google-authenticator (which lets you log in using a code generated by your phone) AND certificate authentication set up to work ...
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Two password (factor) authentication to root user / sudo

With regards to running Linux remotely (SSH) I'd like to employ two levels of authentication for accessing the system with root privileges. I have the root account disabled / locked out so direct ...
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Google two factor authentication rejects login from Thunderbird

Since I turned on the two-factor login in googlemail, I cannot login from Thunderbird anymore. (Before it was all fine.) What do I have to change in Thunderbird?
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How can I set up two-factor authentication (use both fingerprint and password) on my HP Pavilion laptop?

I have an HP Pavilion dv6z-3000 laptop with a Validity VFS301 fingerprint reader. I'd like to set it up so that it prompts for both my fingerprint and password, but I can't find any such option for ...