Two-Factor Authentication: is it worth it, does it really add more security?

As we all move to a digital age, adding more and more personal information to the internet security has become a real issue, in recent years there have been hack attempts on well-known brands, including LastPass, LinkedIn, Twitter and Adobe.

This has cast a light on the problems that passwords bring and how vulnerable users are as a result. Most of these companies are now implementing Two-Factor authentication, but is it really as secure as we are lead to believe? what are its pitfalls?

In this article i’m going to go through some of the pros and cons relating to Two-Factor authentication (or 2FA)

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Use Google Authenticator for SSH

I have recently setup two factor authentication on my server using Google Authenticator, I thought it would be a good idea to share with you guys the way I achieved this and some issues I bumped into along the way.
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