OpenSSH now supports FIDO U2F security keys for 2-factor authentication

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By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Here’s excellent news for sysadmins. You can now use a physical security key as hardware-based two-factor authentication to securely log into a remote system via SSH protocol.

OpenSSH, one of the most widely used open-source implementations of the Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol, yesterday announced the 8.2 version of the software that primarily includes two new significant security enhancements.

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