GitHub Ends Password Authentication for Services

GitHub will no longer allow the use of account passwords for authenticating Git operations, reports Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. Instead, GitHub now requires two-factor authentication (2FA), such as security keys or time-based, one-time passwords (TOTPs), to use its core Git services.

In this article, Vaughan-Nichols explains what this means and how to get started with a new authentication method.

Read more at The New Stack.